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Dillington Beauty

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1953 - 137

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials from New Zealand. First recorded in 1872. Fruits have soft, coarse flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Dillington Beauty
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
65.15 mm 1
Width
76.41 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
Russet
medium-high 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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