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Ascot

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1898 at the Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. Introduced in 1913 by the Horticultural Division. Fruits have soft, juicy, sweet flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Northern Spy x Unknown
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1925 - 015

  

Accession name
Ascot
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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