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Celt

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1943 by David Harris at Melksham, Wiltshire. Fruits have fine, sweet flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Blenheim Orange
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
47.00mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1951 - 221

  

Accession name
Celt
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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