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Dunning

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1923 by Richard Wellington at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, New York. It was introduced in 1938. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a sweet and faintly perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Early McIntosh x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.00mm 2
Width
61.50mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1954 - 088

  

Accession name
Dunning
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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