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Lady Isabel

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found in 1939 by Mrs Reading at Guildford, Surrey. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
66.50mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1949 - 072

  

Accession name
Lady Isabel
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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