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Chorister Boy

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found in a garden in Wiltshire. First recorded in 1890. Introduced by Keynes, Williams & Co., Salisbury. Fruits are soft, juicy and slightly acid with very little flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1934 - 027

  

Accession name
Chorister Boy
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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