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Hanwell Souring

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Said to have been raised at Hanwell near Banbury, Oxfordshire. It was recorded in 1820. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with an acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Hanwel Souring, Hanwells Souring, Landmere Russet, Lawrence's Seedling, Red Shannon, Vineyard Pippin, Watcombe Hero
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
70.00mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
2000 - 044

  

Accession name
Hanwell Souring
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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