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Christie Manson

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
69.00mm 2
Width
82.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
2000 - 025

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1905. Fruits have firm, coarse flesh with a slightly sweet flavour.

Accession name
Christie Manson
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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