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Maid of Kent

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1970 - 085

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1970 from Mr Jenner, Sheephurst Farm, Marden, Kent. Fruits have fine, white, juicy flesh.

Accession name
Maid of Kent
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
64.48 mm 1
Width
79.13 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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