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Delectable

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A chance seedling originating with Mr Trayhorne in Berkshire. It was introduced in 1952 by Pope Bros., of Wokingham. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy with a vinous flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
52.50mm 2
Width
66.50mm 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1953 - 055

  

Accession name
Delectable
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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