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Coronation

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Buxted Park, Sussex by H.C. Princep and introduced by Pyne, Topsham, Devon. First recorded in 1902. It received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1902 as Edward's Coronation. Fruits have soft, coarse flesh with a sweet, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Edward's Coronation
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
59.00mm 2
Width
71.50mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1922 - 013

  

Accession name
Coronation
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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