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Emneth Early

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by William Lynn, Emneth, Cambridgeshire. It was first recorded in 1899 and introduced by Cross of Wisbech. It received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1899. Fruits are crisp, firm and very acid. Cooks well.

Synonyms:
Early Victoria, Emneth, Fruher Victoria, Fruher Viktoria, Fruher Viktoriaapfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Parentage:
Lord Grosvenor x Keswick Codlin
Father to:
Golden Bounty
Shape
Narrow conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
70.00mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1975 - 321

  

Accession name
Emneth Early (LA)
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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