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Frederick

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the Forest of Dean, Monmouthshire in the 19th Century. Slow to come into cropping and crops tend to be rather irregular. The small to medium sized fruits have crisp, white, often tinged with red flesh with a sharp flavour but no astringency. Produces a

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

Accession No.
1989 - 085

  

Accession name
Frederick
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
48.20 mm 1
Width
59.80 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
high-very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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