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Grantonian

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

First recorded in 1883. It was introduced by Pearson of Nottingham. Received a second class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1883. Fruits have coarse, mealy, soft flesh with a slightly subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
75.00mm 2
Width
85.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium-strong 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
2000 - 041

  

Accession name
Grantonian
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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