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Maclean's Favourite

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1820 by Dr Allan Maclean of Sudbury, England. Fruits have yellowish flesh with a sweet and rich flavour.

Synonyms:
M'Lean's Favourite, Maclean's Favorite, McLean's Favourite
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project

Accession No.
1950 - 085

  

Accession name
Maclean's Favourite
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
48.75 mm 1
Width
62.02 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Russet
very low 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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