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Hume

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1898 at the Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. It was selected in 1916 and introduced in 1921. Fruits have soft, white tinged pink flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
60.00mm 2
Width
74.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1925 - 020

  

Accession name
Hume
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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