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Gennet Moyle

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

An old cider variety of unknown origin. It is said to have been a popular cider variety in the 15th Century. Fruits are described as having tender, dry flesh with a sweet, slightly acid flavour. Good for baking and drying.

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

Accession No.
1989 - 087

  

Accession name
Genet Moyle
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
1st MayFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
68.62 mm 1
Width
76.20 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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