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Dunn's Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Said to have been raised by Mr Condor at Kew, Melbourne, Australia. First recorded in the UK in 1890. It was introduced by Mr Munroe. Fruits have crisp, hard flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Chenimuri, Dunn's Favourite, Dunns, Monroe's Favourite, Munroe's Favourite, Ohenimuri, Ohinemuri
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Mother to:
Ballarat Seedling
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
64.50mm 2
Width
72.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1953 - 154

  

Accession name
Dunn's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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