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Flame

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1925 at Boreham, Essex by W. Seabrook & Sons Ltd. Fruits have fine, crisp flesh with a sweet, subacid, slightly aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Worcester Pearmain x Rival
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
56.00mm 2
Width
67.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1949 - 020

  

Accession name
Flame
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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