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George Carpenter

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1902 by George Carpenter at West Hall Gardens, Byfleet, Surrey. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, juicy, sweet flesh with a good aromatic flavour somewhat like Blenheim Orange.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Blenheim Orange x King of the Pippins
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
64.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1957 - 163

  

Accession name
George Carpenter
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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