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Jerseymac

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1956 at Rutgers University, New Brunswick, New Jersey, USA. Introduced in 1972. Fruits have tender, juicy flesh with an aromatic flavour similar to McIntosh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
N.J.24 x Julyred

Accession No.
1971 - 015

  

Accession name
Jerseymac
Flowering time  ›››
23rd April10% flowering
26th AprilFull (80%) flowering
3rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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