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Green Roland

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Norfolk. It was described in 1945. Fruits have hard flesh with a slightly acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project

Accession No.
1982 - 035

  

Accession name
Green Roland (M27)
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Oblong conical 1
Height
71.86 mm 1
Width
78.64 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Russet
very low 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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