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George Neal

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1904 by Mrs Reeves at Otford, Kent and introduced by R. Neal & Sons, Wandsworth, London in 1923. It received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1923. Fruits have rather soft, juicy and acid flesh. It cooks well, breaking up almost completely.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
63.50mm 2
Width
77.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1924 - 033

  

Accession name
George Neal
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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