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Cummy Norman

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Origin unknown but thought to have been raised in Cummy, Wales. Re-discovered by Bulmers. A medium bitter sweet variety.

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

Accession No.
1992 - 113

  

Accession name
Cummy Norman
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Oblong 1
Height
49.73 mm 1
Width
60.44 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled/solid flush 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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