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Garden Royal

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated on the farm of Mr Bowker, Sudbury, Massachusetts, USA. It was described in 1847. Fruits have fine, tender, yellow flesh with a subacid and aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Jardin Royal
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 279

  

Accession name
Garden Royal
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
59.98 mm 1
Width
68.30 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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