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Glengyle Red

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of Rome Beauty. It originated in 1914 at Balhannah, South Australia. Fruits have creamy white, rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh but with little flavour. Skin tends to be tough.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of Rome Beauty

Accession No.
1950 - 129


Accession name
Glengyle Red
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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