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Maltster

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in England. It was known to be in existence in 1830. Fruits have soft, yellowish flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Inkpen Beauty, Malster
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1946 - 042

  

Accession name
Maltster
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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