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Hoary Morning

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have been raised in Somerset, England. It was first recorded in 1819. Fruits have firm, rather coarse-textured, dry flesh which is not particularly acid and with no flavour.

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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 (Tredomen)
Broad globose conical 2
large 2
67.00mm 2
89.00mm 2
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1916 - 009


Accession name
Hoary Morning
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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