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Ballard Beauty

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1946 at Bedford by A. Norman. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
70.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1954 - 025

  

Accession name
Ballard Beauty
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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