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Ballyfatten

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Northern Ireland. First recorded in 1802. Fruits have firm, white flesh with an acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Bally Fatten
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 222

  

Accession name
Ballyfatten
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
55.34 mm 1
Width
69.85 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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