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Ashdown Seedling


Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated with the Ashdown and General Land Company, Horsted Keynes, Sussex. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1966. Fruits are very similar to Discovery.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1966 - 079


Accession name
Ashdown Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
late august 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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