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Cornish Honeypin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1955 - 078

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1955 from Cornwall. Fruits have soft, fine flesh with a sweet flavour.

Accession name
Cornish Honeypin
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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