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Liddell's Seedling

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 105

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1949 from Scotland. Fruits have firm, tender, creamy white flesh which browns quickly when cut. A rather acid flavour.

Accession name
Liddell's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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