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Galton

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by W.T.Macoun, Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. Introduced in 1915. Fruits have soft flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Northern Spy x Unknown
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
61.00mm 2
Width
72.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1930 - 047

  

Accession name
Galton
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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