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Jewett's Fine Red

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Said to have originated in Hollis, New Hampshire, USA. First recorded in 1842. Fruits have fine, tender flesh with a subacid and aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Belle Rouge de Jewett, Jewell's Fine Red, Jewett, Jewett Red, Jewett's Red, Jewitt's Fine Red, Nodhead
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1952 - 119

  

Accession name
Jewett's Fine Red
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
61.59 mm 1
Width
71.68 mm 1
Ribbing
medium-strong 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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