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Chad's Favourite

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by M.B. Crane at the John Innes Horticultural Institute, Merton, London. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1939 and named in 1952. Fruits have coarse, soft flesh with a sweet subacid, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Northern Greening x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
59.50mm 2
Width
68.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1962 - 022

  

Accession name
Chad's Favourite
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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