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Cleeve

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Known to have been raised before 1930 by Sir Stanley Machin, from seed of an imported Canadian apple at Cleeve, Weybridge, Surrey. Fruits are crisp with a sweet, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1938 - 003

  

Accession name
Cleeve
Flowering time  ›››
27th April10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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