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Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada from seed sown in 1898. Introduced in about 1924. Fruits have juicy, soft flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Manks Codlin x Unknown
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Ribbing
medium-strong 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1950 - 127

  

Accession name
Atlas
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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