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Encore

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Charles Ross at Welford Park, Newbury, Berkshire. First recorded in 1906. It was introduced in 1908 by J. Cheal of Crawley, Sussex. Received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1906 and a First Class Certificate in 1908. Fruits have soft, rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a subacid flavour. An excellent cooker.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Warner's King x Northern Greening
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
65.50mm 2
Width
87.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1921 - 014

  

Accession name
Encore
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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