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Golden Royal

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 072

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from Ireland. Fruits have fine, soft, white flesh with a rather acid flavour.

Accession name
Golden Royal
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
64.48 mm 1
Width
72.44 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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