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Eynsham Dumpling

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by F.W.Wastie, Eynsham, Oxford. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1960. Fruits have firm flesh with a rather acid and a little rich flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Blenheim Orange x Sandringham

Accession No.
1960 - 047

  

Accession name
Eynsham Dumpling
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
78.53 mm 1
Width
93.97 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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