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Edith Hopwood

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in Essex by F.W. Thorrington. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1925. Fruits have fairly firm, coarse, crisp flesh with a slightly subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Unknown
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1925 - 029

  

Accession name
Edith Hopwood
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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