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Fairie Queen

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated with R. Staward, Ware Park Gardens, Hertfordshire. It was first recorded in 1937. Fruits have tender flesh with a sweet, subacid, slightly aromatic flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Broad globose conical 2
medium 2
54.00mm 2
67.00mm 2
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1944 - 018


Accession name
Fairie Queen
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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