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Curl Tail

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Surrey, England. First recorded in 1872. Fruits have soft, coarse-textured, dry flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Curltail, Curltail Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
large 2
Height
69.50mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
n/a 2
Over Colour (Amount)
absent 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1941 - 017

  

Accession name
Curl Tail
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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