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Fletcher's Prolific

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Assumed to be of UK origin. It was first recorded in 1888. Fruits have soft, fine flesh with a little subacid and sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Fletcher's Seedling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
48.00mm 2
Width
60.50mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1945 - 072

  

Accession name
Fletcher's Prolific
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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