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Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured clone of Melrose originating with Star Fruits, Vedene, France. Fruits have moderately firm, a little coarse-textured flesh with a juicy, sweet, pleasant flavour.

Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Sport of Melrose (2)

Accession No.
1982 - 197


Accession name
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
9th May90% petal fall
Picking time
early october 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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