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Lord Rosebery

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Said to have been raised by Storrie of Glencarse, Scotland. It was described in 1934. Fruits have crisp, creamy white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Rosebery
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
59.00mm 2
Width
68.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium-strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1957 - 169

  

Accession name
Lord Rosebery
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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