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Longney Russet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust collection (link to website)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
60.50mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Russet
very high 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1949 - 096

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1949. Fruits have fine, hard, dry flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Longney Russet
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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