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John Divers

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1905 possibly by nurseryman W.H. Divers, Surbiton, Surrey. Fruits have firm, fine, fairly tender flesh with a somewhat acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Jenkinson's Seedling x Baumann's Reinette
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
58.50mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1932 - 005

  

Accession name
John Divers
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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