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Henry Clay

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the USA. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1951. Fruits have soft, greenish white flesh with a slightly acid flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 021


Accession name
Henry Clay
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early August 1
medium 1
Flat globose 1
medium 1
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
very low 1
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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