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Josephine

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
66.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1947 - 242

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have fine, cream flesh with a somewhat sweet flavour.

Accession name
Josephine
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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