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Lucullus

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1935 at the Horticultural Laboratory, Wageningen, The Netherlands. It was introduced in 1955. Fruits have soft flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Jonathan x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
64.00mm 2
Width
78.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1955 - 007

  

Accession name
Lucullus
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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