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Maggie Grieve

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1928. Fruits have soft but somewhat crisp, pinkish flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Broad globose conical 2
medium 2
absent 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Pinkish 2

Accession No.
1928 - 002


Accession name
Maggie Grieve
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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