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Lady's Finger of Offaly

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Ireland. It was described in 1851. Fruits have softish flesh with some flavour.

Lady's Finger (of Offaly and Monaghan)
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Narrow conical 2
medium 2
64.00mm 2
51.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Green 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1950 - 080


Accession name
Lady's Finger of Offaly
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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