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Joyce

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1898 at the Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. It was introduced in 1924. Fruits have soft, coarse, white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Lowland Raspberry
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
60.50mm 2
Width
67.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1925 - 016

  

Accession name
Joyce
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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