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Cutler Grieve

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in Edinburgh, Scotland probably by James Grieve of Redbraes Nursery and introduced in about 1912 by David Storrie. Fruits have crisp, fine flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
64.00mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1924 - 021

  

Accession name
Cutler Grieve
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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