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Lady Hopetown

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 086

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from W. Barnes, Bexhill, Sussex. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a slightly acid flavour.

Accession name
Lady Hopetown
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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