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Devonshire Buckland

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Devon, England. First recorded in 1803. Fruits have soft flesh with a subacid, slightly sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Dredge's White, Dredge's White Lily, Lilly Buckland, Lily Buckland, Pile's Victoria, Piles Victoria, White Buckland, White Lily, White Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
59.00mm 2
Width
81.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
low 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1945 - 155

  

Accession name
Devonshire Buckland
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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