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Dredge's Fame

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Introduced by William Dredge, Wishford, Salisbury. First recorded in 1802. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a sweet, subacid and aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Fame, Winter Pearmain
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
70.00mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1939 - 013

  

Accession name
Dredge's Fame
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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