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Climax

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Acquired by the National Fruit Trials in 1921 from M. B. Crane, John Innes Institute, Merton, London. Fruits have very soft, mealy flesh with a slightly sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
61.00mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1921 - 087

  

Accession name
Climax
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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