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Edgar (Canada)

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated at the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. It was selected in 1929. Fruits have soft, sweet and juicy flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Forest

Accession No.
1967 - 068

  

Accession name
Edgar (Canada)
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Dark Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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