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Crimson Queening

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

First recorded in 1831 but thought to probably be much older. Fruits have soft, dryish flesh which soon becomes mealy. Moderate flavour.

Synonyms:
Crimson Quoining, Herefordshire Queening, Quining, Red Queening, Scarlet Queening, Summer Queening, Summer Quoining
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Croft Pendarren)

Accession No.
1949 - 092

  

Accession name
Crimson Queening
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
72.47 mm 1
Width
73.33 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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