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Guelph

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by W. Pope at Welford Gardens, Newbury, Berkshire. It received an Award of Merit in 1912 and a First Class Certificate in 1913 from the Royal Horticultural Society. Fruits have firm, fine-textured flesh which is a little juicy and rather lacking in flavour.

Synonyms:
The Guelph
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Parentage:
Charles Ross x Rival
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
64.00mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1946 - 022

  

Accession name
Guelph
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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