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Sandow

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Selected in 1912 at the Central Experiment Farm, Ottawa, Canada. Introduced in 1935. Fruits have firm, coarse, tender, creamy white flesh with a sweet to fairly acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Northern Spy x Unknown
Sports:
Hunter Sandow
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
large 2
Height
55.50mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1930 - 044

  

Accession name
Sandow
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register