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Freedom (USA)


Malus domestica Borkh.

A disease resistant variety bred in 1958 at New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA, from a complex parentage of Macoun, Antonovka, Golden Delicious, Rome Beauty and Malus floribunda.. Fruits have crisp, juicy, fairly coarse flesh with a subacid flavour.

Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.

Accession No.
1984 - 148


Accession name
Freedom (USA)
Flowering time  ›››
24th April10% flowering
27th AprilFull (80%) flowering
6th May90% petal fall
Picking time
mid october 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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