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Cider Lady's Finger

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

An old variety of unknown origin. Thought to have originated in the south west area of the UK.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1989 - 073

  

Accession name
Cider Lady's Finger
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
1st MayFull (80%) flowering
9th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Ellipsoid conical 1
Height
54.75 mm 1
Width
57.00 mm 1
Ribbing
medium-strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
absent 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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