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Glass Apple

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from the Tamar Valley, Cornwall. It was known in 1934. Fruits have crisp, slightly coarse flesh with a slightly sweet and acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Snell's White
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
65.00mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
medium-coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1954 - 027

  

Accession name
Glass Apple
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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