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Emilia

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Northern Spy x Unknown
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
65.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1957 - 193

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1927 from Canada. Fruits have crisp, coarse, tender flesh with a sweet, aromatic flavour.

Accession name
Emilia
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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