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Crimson Victoria

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Identified as Crimson Victoria by Mr R.R. Williams, Long Ashton Research Station from fruit obtained from a small private orchard at Shute, Axminster, Devon. Received at Brogdale in 1992 from Mr G.R. Rowson, Taunton, Somerset.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1992 - 112

  

Accession name
Crimson Victoria
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
47.55 mm 1
Width
61.16 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crumbly 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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