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Elton Beauty

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated at Ince Orchards, Chester. It was introduced by 1952. Fruits have soft, fine flesh with a subacid and aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
James Grieve x Worcester Pearmain

Accession No.
1963 - 108

  

Accession name
Elton Beauty
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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