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Hunter's Majestic

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised before 1914 by Miss E. Balding at Upwell, Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. It was introduced in about 1928 by W. Hunter of Wisbech. Fruits have softish, coarse flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Worcester Pearmain x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
70.50mm 2
Width
85.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1928 - 013

  

Accession name
Hunter's Majestic
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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