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Fillbarrel

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Somerset, UK in the 19th Century. A bittersweet cider variety. Trees are of medium vigour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 084

  

Accession name
Fillbarrel
Flowering time  ›››
28th April10% flowering
30th AprilFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
50.30 mm 1
Width
58.70 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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