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Hunt's Early

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the UK. It was described in 1884. Fruits have firm, coarse, crisp flesh with a subacid and aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
47.50mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1999 - 080

  

Accession name
Hunt's Early
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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