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Tower of Glamis (Scott)

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Scotland. Known before 1800. Fruits have crisp, fairly fine, firm, greenish white flesh with an acid and perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1976 - 182

  

Accession name
Tower of Glamis (Scott)
Flowering time  ›››
28th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
73.76 mm 1
Width
85.26 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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