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Hocking's Green

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Illand Farm, Coads Green, near Callington, Cornwall. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1984. Fruits have firm, sharp flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1984 - 001

  

Accession name
Hocking's Green
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
51.41 mm 1
Width
62.04 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Russet
very low 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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