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John Standish

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Believed to have been raised by John Standish at Ascot, Berkshire, England in about 1873. Introduced by Isaac House in 1921. It was Highly Commended by the RHS in 1921 and received an Award of Merit in 1922. Fruits have very firm, fine-textured juicy flesh which is moderately acid and refreshing.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Ffordd-fawr)
Mother to:
Eden
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1923 - 050

  

Accession name
John Standish
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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