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Fon's Spring


Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1948 by Ernest J. Ingleby, Milbury Heath, Falfield, Gloucestershire. Fruits have firm, fairly juicy flesh with a sweet, subacid, faint Cox-like flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1962 - 065


Accession name
Fon's Spring
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
mid september 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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