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Colwall Quoining

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Flat 2
medium 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
very low 2
crisp 2
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1949 - 023


Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1949 from Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire, England. Fruits have crisp, coarse flesh with a sweet subacid, nutty flavour.

Accession name
Colwall Quoining
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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