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Hodge's Seedling

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the West of England. It was known in 1876. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 024

  

Accession name
Hodge's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
64.34 mm 1
Width
73.56 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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