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Braeburn

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered on the property of O.Moran, Waiwhero, Upper Moutere, New Zealand and was first grown commercially by William Bros. at Braeburn orchard, Upper Moutere in 1952. I Fruits have crisp, firm flesh with a perfumed flavour, although fruits usually fail to mature fully in the U.K.

Synonyms:
Breaburn
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Lady Hamilton x Unknown
Sports:
Hidala

Accession No.
1974 - 357

  

Accession name
Braeburn
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
55.43 mm 1
Width
67.64 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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