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Bascombe Mystery

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Dessert. First recorded in 1831. Fruits have firm, fine, greenish white flesh with a sweet to subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Bascomb Mystery, Bascombe's Mystery
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
61.50mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1935 - 006

  

Accession name
Bascombe Mystery
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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