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Doctor Hogg

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Sidney Ford, gardener at Leonardslee, Horsham, Sussex. Introduced in about 1880 by W. Paul & Son. It received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1878. Fruits have tender flesh with a sweet and subacid flavour. Cooks well.

Synonyms:
Dr. Hogg
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Calville Blanc x Unknown
Shape
Conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
74.00mm 2
Width
83.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1949 - 133

  

Accession name
Doctor Hogg
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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