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Martin's Kernel

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust collection (link to website)
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1953 - 054

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1953 from Gloucestershire, England but said to be old. Fruits have coarse, soft, dry white flesh with an insipid flavour.

Accession name
Martin's Kernel
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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