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Baxter

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Arose near Brockville, Canada. It was known in about 1800. Fruits have firm, coarse flesh with a rather insipid flavour.

Synonyms:
Baxter's Red, la Rue, Larue, Red Pound
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
large 2
Height
76.00mm 2
Width
100.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
mottled 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1930 - 027

  

Accession name
Baxter
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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