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Joybells

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Will Tayler at Godalming, Surrey. Records show that trees were grafted in about 1914. It received an Award of Merit from the RHS in 1922. Fruits are crisp and juicy with a sweet and pleasant flavour.

Synonyms:
Joy Bells
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
75.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1957 - 183

  

Accession name
Joybells
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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