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Garnet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by W.Seabrook & Sons Ltd., Boreham, Essex. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1936. Fruits have firm, crisp, fine flesh with a slightly subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1936 - 028

  

Accession name
Garnet
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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