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Alexis

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of McIntosh. Received via Scotland from Yugoslavia. It first fruited in Scotland in 1960.Fruits have rather soft, very juicy flesh with a sweet and pleasant vinous flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of McIntosh

Accession No.
1967 - 058

  

Accession name
Alexis
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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