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Caroline

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Lord Suffield's garden, Blickling, Norfolk. It was known to already be fruiting in 1822. Fruits have firm, white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Caroline Lady Suffield
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
47.50mm 2
Width
62.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1946 - 108

  

Accession name
Caroline
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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