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Case Wealthy

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A sport of Wealthy having a darker red flush. It was discovered in 1933 in Sodus, New York, USA by James G. Case. Introduced in 1940. Fruits have rather soft, coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a sweet, faint vinous flavour.

Synonyms:
Case Red Wealthy, Double Red Wealthy, Wealthy Double Red
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Wealthy

Accession No.
1950 - 123

  

Accession name
Case Wealthy
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
medium 1
Over Colour
Red 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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