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Chips

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1867 by Mr Sturgeon of Kent. Fruits have a distinct Cox-like flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1970 - 009

  

Accession name
Chips
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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