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Magnolia Gold

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered in the 1960s by W.J. Wilson, Magnolia Farms, Fort Valley, Georgia, USA. Introduced in 1970. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Unknown

Accession No.
1975 - 032

  

Accession name
Magnolia Gold
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
53.38 mm 1
Width
60.16 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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