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Four Square

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1992 - 117

  

Received by the National Fruit Collection, Brogdale in 1992 from Somerset.

Accession name
Four Square
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
49.72 mm 1
Width
59.17 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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