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Hibbs Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A chance seedling found by A. Moody of Southampton, Hampshire and received by the National Fruit Trials in 1961. Fruits have fine, crisp, tender flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
61.50mm 2
Width
79.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1960 - 008

  

Accession name
Hibbs Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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