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Foulkes' Foremost

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by F. Foulkes, Headington, Oxford from seed sown in 1938. Fruits have rather soft flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
56.50mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1964 - 036

  

Accession name
Foulkes' Foremost
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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