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Diamond Jubilee

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1889 by Mr Thomas, Rainham, Kent. It received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1901. Fruits have fine, firm, crisp flesh with a subacid and slightly aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
73.00mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
2000 - 029

  

Accession name
Diamond Jubilee
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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