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I.B. Reid

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Said to have originated at Hutton near Lancaster, England. It was described in 1851. Fruits have firm, crisp, white flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1980 - 069


Accession name
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Broad globose conical 1
weak-medium 1
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
very low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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