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Limelight

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Mr H. Ermen, Faversham, Kent in about 1985. Introduced in 2000. Fruits have firm, juicy flesh with a fairly sweet and pleasant flavour. Good resistance to scab and mildew.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Parentage:
Discovery x Greensleeves

Accession No.
2000 - 151

  

Accession name
Limelight
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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