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Dewdney's Seedling

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Barrowby, Grantham, Lincolnshire by Mr Dewdney in about 1850. Fruits have moderately firm, juicy and very acid flesh.

Synonyms:
Baron Wolseley, Deudney's Seedling, Dewdney, Lord Wolseley, Volseli
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
65.00mm 2
Width
75.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1939 - 011

  

Accession name
Dewdney's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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