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Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Triploid. Raised by C.S. Close at Arlington, Virginia, U.S.A. It was selected in about 1925 and introduced in 1938. Fruits have soft flesh with little juice and a sweet but poor flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
72.50mm 2
Width
75.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1952 - 012

  

Accession name
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Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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