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Cottenham Seedling

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Robert Norman at Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, England and introduced by H.J. Gautrey. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1924. Fruits have firm, coarse-textured, juicy flesh which is distinctly acid.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Dumelow's Seedling x Unknown
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
large 2
Height
67.00mm 2
Width
74.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1924 - 010

  

Accession name
Cottenham Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
28th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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