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Catherine

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project

Accession No.
1977 - 095

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1977 from East Suffolk. Cooks fairly well.

Accession name
Catherine (M27)
Flowering time  ›››
18th May10% flowering
23rd MayFull (80%) flowering
31st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
59.25 mm 1
Width
75.93 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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