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Hambledon Deux Ans

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Hambledon, Hampshire, England in about 1750. Fruits have very firm, coarse-textured, rather dry flesh, which is a little sweet and slightly acid with a faint aromatic flavour. Rather prone to bitter pit.

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Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Father to:
Caudal Market
Truncate conical 2
large 2
64.00mm 2
76.00mm 2
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
very low 2
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1929 - 028


Accession name
Hambledon Deux Ans
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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