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Colonel Yate

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1905 probably by W.H. Divers, Surbiton, Surrey. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Lane's Prince Albert x Peasgood's Nonsuch
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
75.00mm 2
Width
95.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1932 - 004

  

Accession name
Colonel Yate
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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