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Herefordshire Beefing

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in Herefordshire, England. It was known in the late 1700s. Fruits have firm, fine-textured flesh with a moderately acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Hereford Beaufin, Hereford Beefing, Herefordshire, Herefordshire Beaufin
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 (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
47.00mm 2
Width
62.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
2000 - 046

  

Accession name
Herefordshire Beefing
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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