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Autumn Harvest

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Westmorland. Recorded in 1934. Fruits have firm, tender, coarse, dry flesh with a subacid flavour. Flesh tends to brown very quickly once cut.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 097

  

Accession name
Autumn Harvest
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Oblong 1
Height
62.22 mm 1
Width
70.55 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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