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Kinkead Red Spy


Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of Northern Spy. It was received by the National Fruit Trials via Scotland from the Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. Fruits have fairly firm, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a sweet and pleasant flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of Northern Spy

Accession No.
1967 - 071


Accession name
Kinkead Red Spy
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
mid october 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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