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Crowngold

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of Jonagold having a more solid bright red colour. It was selected at the National Fruit Trials. Fruits have sweet, juicy, melting flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Jonagold

Accession No.
2000 - 012

  

Accession name
Crowngold
Flowering time  ›››
26th April10% flowering
28th AprilFull (80%) flowering
8th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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