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King Albert

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
61.00mm 2
Width
77.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
2000 - 054

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials before 1928. Origin unknown. Fruits have firm, cream flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
King Albert
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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