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Chaxhill Red

Dessert / Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Mr Bennett of Chaxhill, Westbury-on-Severn. Recorded in 1873. Received a First Class Certificate for cider in 1873 at Gloucester. Fruits have tender flesh with a mild subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust collection (link to website)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Ffordd-fawr)

Accession No.
1952 - 052

  

Accession name
Chaxhill Red
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
52.33 mm 1
Width
62.70 mm 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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