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Ballarat Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found at Ballarat, Victoria, Australia in the garden of Mrs Stewart. Known in the early 1900s. Fruits have coarse, hard flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Ballarat, Stewart's, Stewart's Ballarat Seedling, Stewart's Seedling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Dunn's Seedling x Unknown
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
large 2
Height
67.00mm 2
Width
77.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Amount)
medium-high 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1930 - 057

  

Accession name
Ballarat Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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