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Lady's Delight

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in England. It was first described in 1851. Fruits have crisp flesh with a sweet, subacid, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 319

  

Accession name
Lady's Delight
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
71.96 mm 1
Width
95.93 mm 1
Ribbing
strong-very strong 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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