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Splendour

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered in 1948 by Charles L. Roberts, Napier, New Zealand. Introduced in 1967. Fruits have firm, yellowish white flesh with a sweet, subacid and a little rich flavour.

Synonyms:
Starksplendor
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
59.50mm 2
Width
68.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1961 - 074

  

Accession name
Splendour
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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