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Ecklinville

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Said to have been raised by gardener Logan at Ecklinville, Portaferry, Belfast, Ireland. It was known in 1800. Fruits have rather soft, fine-textured, juicy flesh, with a very acid flavour. Cooks well.

Synonyms:
Ecklingvill, Ecklinville Pippin, Ecklinville Seedling, Eklinvilskii Seyanets, Glory of Hants, Glory of the West, Prizetaker, Samling aus Ecklinville, Samling von Ecklinville
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Father to:
Sowman's Seedling
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
63.00mm 2
Width
78.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1957 - 191

  

Accession name
Ecklinville
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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