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John Waterer

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Introduced in 1920 by Waterer Sons & Crisp, Twyford, Berkshire. Fruits have fairly firm, fine, tender flesh with a subacid and insipid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2

Accession No.
1957 - 196

  

Accession name
John Waterer
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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