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Chehalis

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered in 1955 by Lloyd Lonborg of Oakville, Washington, U.S.A. near to the Chehalis river. Fruits are sweet and juicy with a melting flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Unknown

Accession No.
1974 - 051

  

Accession name
Chehalis
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
73.43 mm 1
Width
83.34 mm 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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