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Loop Wealthy

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A tetraploid bud sport of Wealthy producing larger fruits. Originated in the orchard of G.C. Smith & Sons, Pennsylvania, U.S.A. The parent tree was planted in about 1909 and acquired in 1947 by New York Agricultural Experiment Station. Fruits have rather soft but juicy flesh with a sweet and faint vinous flavour.

Giant Wealthy
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of Wealthy

Accession No.
1974 - 263


Accession name
Loop Wealthy (NY)
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
medium 1
Broad globose conical 1
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Medium 1
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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