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Loddington

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Said to have been brought by a niece of Robert Stone from Bath to Loddington, near Maidstone, Kent in about 1820. It was distributed by Robert Stone. Received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1877. Fruits have soft, a little coarse textured, juicy flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Killick's Apple, Loddington (Stone's), Loddington Seedling, Mapson's Seedling, Stone, Stone's, Stone's Apple, Stone's Seedling, Stones, Stones's
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
76.00mm 2
Width
95.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2

Accession No.
2000 - 058

  

Accession name
Loddington
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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