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Keswick Codlin

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found growing on a heap of rubbish at Gleaston Castle near Ulverston, Lancashire, England. It was recorded in 1793. Introduced by nurseryman John Sander at Keswick, Cumbria, England. Fruits have soft, rather coarse-textured, somewhat dry and acid flesh.

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Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Father to:
Emneth Early
Broad globose conical 2
medium-large 2
65.50mm 2
72.50mm 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
2000 - 053


Accession name
Keswick Codlin
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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