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Golden Nugget

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1932 by C.J. Bishop, Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada. It was introduced in 1964. Fruits have a sweet, rich flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Russet x Cox's Orange Pippin

Accession No.
1965 - 026

  

Accession name
Golden Nugget
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
64.42 mm 1
Width
66.38 mm 1
Ribbing
absent 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
Russet
high 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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