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Broad-leaved Hereford

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1992 - 120

  

Received by Brogdale in 1992 from Showering Orchard near Castle Cary, Somerset. The fruits are described as having a sweet but slightly bitter taste. Makes good cider.

Accession name
Hereford Broadleaf
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
56.76 mm 1
Width
75.76 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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