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Jersey Beauty

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
57.50mm 2
Width
79.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1923 - 085

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials from the Isle of Wight. It was recorded in 1896. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Jersey Beauty
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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