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Glasbury

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the UK. Recorded in 1872. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1979 from Norfolk. Fruits have good flavour when cooked but can soon become insipid.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Ffordd-fawr)

Accession No.
1979 - 123

  

Accession name
Glasbury (Knight)
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
60.31 mm 1
Width
68.63 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Juiciness
dry-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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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