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Edwards

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Believed to have originated in Chatham County, North Carolina, USA. First described in 1869. Fruits have soft, coarse flesh with a sweet, subacid and astringent flavour.

Synonyms:
Edward's, Edwards Favorite
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Hall x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
65.00mm 2
Width
77.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1957 - 160

  

Accession name
Edwards
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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