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Dutch Codlin

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in The Netherlands. It was brought to notice in about 1783. Fruits have firm flesh with a subacid, slightly aromatic flavour.

Chalmer's Large, Chalmers Large, Chalmers' Large, Chalmers's Large, Codlin Dutch, Codlin Hollandais, French Codlin, Glory of the West, Hollandischer Kuchen Apfel, Hollandischer Kuchenapfel, Old Dutch Codlin, Royal Codlin, Tankard, White Codlin
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Conical 2
large 2
79.50mm 2
85.00mm 2
medium-strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
very low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1946 - 100


Accession name
Dutch Codlin
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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