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Davey

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered in 1928 by S. Lothrop Davenport in North Grafton, Massachusetts, USA. Introduced in 1950. Fruits have firm, slightly coarse flesh with a slightly sweet and perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Unknown
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.50mm 2
Width
67.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish green 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
medium-coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1952 - 044

  

Accession name
Davey (USA)
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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