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Dark Red Staymared

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Triploid. A more highly coloured sport of Stayman's Winesap. It originated with B.C. Moomaw Jr., in Barber County, Virginia, USA. It was introduced in 1927. Fruits are juicy with a light aromatic flavour.

Dark-red Staymared
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of Stayman's Winesap

Accession No.
1950 - 141


Accession name
Dark Red Staymared
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
medium-large 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Dark Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
very low 1
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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