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Glenton

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Ottawa Central Experimental Farm, Ontario, Canada. It was named in 1911 and introduced in 1946. Fruits have softish flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Northern Spy x Unknown

Accession No.
1967 - 070

  

Accession name
Glenton
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
68.13 mm 1
Width
79.02 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
very low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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