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Lake's Kernel

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Brought to Ashleworth, Gloucestershire, England by Mr Lake. It was first exhibited in 1905. Fruits have firm flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Ashleworth, Prince's Pippin, Princess Pippin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust collection (link to website)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)

Accession No.
1950 - 027

  

Accession name
Lake's Kernel
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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