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Foster's Seedling

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the UK. It was introduced in about 1893 by G. Bunyard, Maidstone, Kent. Fruits have tender flesh with an acid and vinous flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
48.00mm 2
Width
60.50mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped/mottled 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1957 - 235

  

Accession name
Foster's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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