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Fireside

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated at Minnesota Agricultural Experiment Station, Excelsior, USA, by Charles Haralson. It was selected in 1917 and introduced commercially in 1943. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a sweet subacid, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
70.00mm 2
Width
87.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped/mottled 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
medium-coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1951 - 061

  

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


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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