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Lemon Queen

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 058

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from Scotland. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Lemon Queen
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
67.06 mm 1
Width
83.72 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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