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Rhode Island Greening (4n)

Tetraploid form of Rhode Island Greening. Fruits have rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a pleasant flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1965 - 044

  

Accession name
Rhode Island Greening (4x)
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Brown 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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