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Eros

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1947 by W.D. Seabrook at Boreham, Essex. Fruits have crisp flesh with a subacid, slightly sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Worcester Pearmain x Charles Ross
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
57.50mm 2
Width
78.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1963 - 005

  

Accession name
Eros
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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