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Doctor Clifford

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A chance seedling rootstock which originated with William Ingall, Grimoldby, Lincolnshire in about 1898. It was introduced in 1911. Fruits have crisp flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Dr. Clifford
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
75.00mm 2
Width
80.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1913 - 023

  

Accession name
Doctor Clifford
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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