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Golden Knob

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated at Enmore Castle, Somerset. It has been grown since the late 1700s. Fruits have firm flesh with a sweet and nutty flavour.

Synonyms:
Golden Nobb, Kentish Golden Knob, Old Lady, Old Maid
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
small 2
Height
35.50mm 2
Width
42.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
low 2
Coarseness
very fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1946 - 023

  

Accession name
Golden Knob
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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