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Green Custard

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1941 - 028

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1941 from J. Cheal, nurserymen from Crawley, Sussex. Fruits have soft, whitish flesh with a slightly subacid flavour.

Accession name
Green Custard
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Ellipsoid 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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