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Dawn

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have been raised by R. Staward, Ware Park Gardens, Hertfordshire. It was exhibited in 1940. Fruits have crisp, white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
68.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1944 - 019

  

Accession name
Dawn
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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