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Clearheart

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Ireland. Described in 1951. Fruits have firm flesh with an acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1966 - 041

  

Accession name
Clearheart
Flowering time  ›››
16th May10% flowering
22nd MayFull (80%) flowering
29th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
57.94 mm 1
Width
74.36 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 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
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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