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Kile

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1973 - 212

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1973 from Huon Research Station, Tasmania, Australia. Fruits are sweet and juicy with a Cox-like flavour.

Accession name
Kile
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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