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Castle Major

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Kent. Described in 1875. Fruits have soft flesh with a slightly subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
83.00mm 2
Width
94.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1947 - 454

  

Accession name
Castle Major
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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