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Baker's Delicious

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found in Wales and introduced in 1932 by Bakers of Codsall, Wolverhampton. Fruits are firm, crisp and juicy with a good aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Ffordd-fawr)
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
50.00mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low-medium 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1947 - 039

  

Accession name
Baker's Delicious
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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