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Kirke's Lord Nelson

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A larger fruited clone of Kentish Fillbasket. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1960 from Australia. Fruits have tender, greenish-white, acid flesh.

Kirk's, Kirk's Lord Nelson, Kirke's Nelson, Lord Nelson, Lord Nelson (Kirks)
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Oblong 2
large 2
70.00mm 2
83.00mm 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1960 - 059


Accession name
Kirke's Lord Nelson
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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