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Cooper's Seedling

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Kent. Known to have been in existence in 1946. Fruits have rather soft flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1982 - 266

  

Accession name
Cooper's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
27th April10% flowering
30th AprilFull (80%) flowering
9th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
82.80 mm 1
Width
90.95 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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