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Macross

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1927. Fruits have fairly firm, coarse, crisp, tender, white tinged pink flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Unknown
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium-large 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1957 - 200

  

Accession name
Macross
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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