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Cockett's Red

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Marguerite Henrietta, One Bite
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
small-medium 2
Height
41.00mm 2
Width
51.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1930 - 040

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1929 from Wisbech, Cambridgeshire, England. Fruits have firm, sweet flesh.

Accession name
Cockett's Red
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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