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Fairy (Cormack)

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Fairy
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1967 - 069

  

Received in 1967 by the National Fruit Trials from Yugoslavia via Scotland. Fruits have soft, juicy, sweet flesh.

Accession name
Fairy (Cormack)
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
57.45 mm 1
Width
71.98 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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