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Kentish Fillbasket

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Kent, England. It was known before 1820. Fruits have tender, greenish-white, acid flesh.

Synonyms:
Fill Basket, Fillbasket, Kent Fillbasket, Kentish Filbasket, Kentish Fill Basket, Kentish Pippin, Lady de Gray's, Lady de Grey, Lady de Grey's, Lady de Greys, Potter's Large, Potter's Large Grey Seed ling, Potter's Large Seedling, Potters Large, Weisser Kentischer Pepping
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
57.50mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1939 - 019

  

Accession name
Kentish Fillbasket
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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