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Harling Hero

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Mr Claxton, a gardener of East Harling, Norfolk. Fruits have juicy, melting flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project

Accession No.
1994 - 023

  

Accession name
Harling Hero
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
60.37 mm 1
Width
75.24 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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