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King Coffee

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Ffordd-fawr)
Flat globose 2
large 2
57.00mm 2
73.00mm 2
absent 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1937 - 034


Received by the National Fruit Trials from Worcester. It was described in 1934. Fruits have coarse, hard, greenish white flesh with a sweet, vinous flavour.

Accession name
King Coffee
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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