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Annie Elizabeth

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Samuel Greatorex at Knighton, Leicester in about 1857 and named after his baby daughter who died in 1866. Introduced in about 1898. Received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1868. A fine, late-keeping cooking apple.

Synonyms:
Annie Elisabeth, Carter's Seedling, Sloto, Slotoaeble, Slotrable, Slotraeble, Sussex Pippin, The George
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Ffordd-fawr)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Westhope)
Parentage:
Blenheim Orange x Unknown
Mother to:
Belvoir Seedling
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
80.00mm 2
Width
95.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1957 - 175

  

Accession name
Annie Elizabeth
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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