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John Huggett

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1940 by John Huggett, Grange-over-Sands, Lancashire. Fruits have fairly firm flesh with a sweet and aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Allington Pippin x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
67.00mm 2
Width
82.50mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1952 - 270

  

Accession name
John Huggett
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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