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Marriage-Maker

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in England. It was described in 1883 but thought to be older. Fruits have firm, fine, creamy white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Marriage Maker
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1955 - 064

  

Accession name
Marriage-Maker
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
61.33 mm 1
Width
65.57 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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