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Hounslow Wonder

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Introduced by Spooner, nurseryman of Hounslow, Middlesex. It was recorded in 1910 when it also received an Award of Merit from the RHS. Fruits have fine, firm, crisp flesh with an acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Dumelow's Seedling x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
68.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1941 - 030

  

Accession name
Hounslow Wonder
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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