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Hunter Sandow

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A tetraploid form of Sandow. Fruits have firm, rather coarse, tender flesh with a sweet to fairly acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Sandow

Accession No.
1974 - 261

  

Accession name
Hunter Sandow
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
62.09 mm 1
Width
89.83 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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