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Granny Giffard

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Exhibited in 1858 at Minster, near Margate, Kent. Fruits have fine, tender flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1948 - 705

  

Accession name
Granny Giffard
Flowering time  ›››
19th May10% flowering
24th MayFull (80%) flowering
31st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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