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Hope Cottage Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1900 by Mrs Oakey at Hope Cottage, Rochford, Tenbury Wells, Worcestershire. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Parentage:
King of the Pippins x Unknown
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
50.00mm 2
Width
61.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1949 - 021

  

Accession name
Hope Cottage Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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