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Clear Gold

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A sport of Golden Delicious. Originated in Worley's Nursery, York Springs, PA, U.S.A. Fruits have fairly crisp, juicy flesh with a good flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Golden Delicious

Accession No.
1976 - 123

  

Accession name
Clear Gold
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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