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Lord Grosvenor

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

The origin of this apple is unknown but it was believed to be new in 1872. Fruits have soft, white, juicy and acid flesh. Cooks well.

Synonyms:
Grosvenor, Lord Grosvener, Lord Grosvenor Calville
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Croft Pendarren)
Mother to:
Emneth Early
Shape
Conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
82.00mm 2
Width
88.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
2000 - 062

  

Accession name
Lord Grosvenor
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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