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Leather Jacket

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Exhibited in 1883 from Harwich, Essex. Fruits tend to have very greasy skin. Cooks well.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1983 - 011

  

Accession name
Leather Jacket
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
44.92 mm 1
Width
57.94 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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