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Dermen Winesap

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Tetraploid. A sport of the American variety Winesap. Fruits have firm, tender, coarse flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Winesap

Accession No.
1974 - 052

  

Accession name
Dermen Winesap
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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