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Comrade

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have been raised by George Carpenter, Byfleet, Surrey, England. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1932. Fruits have coarse, soft flesh with a sweet to subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
67.00mm 2
Width
87.00mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1957 - 269

  

Accession name
Comrade
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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