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Forester

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Herefordshire, England. First described in 1883. Fruits have coarse, soft flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
low-medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1941 - 019

  

Accession name
Forester
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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