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Fisher Fortune

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of Fortune. It was discovered in about 1960 on the farm of A.M. Fisher, Holmlea Farms Ltd., Elverland, Faversham, Kent. Fruits have moderately firm, rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a sweet and good aromatic flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of Fortune

Accession No.
1962 - 045


Accession name
Fisher Fortune
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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