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May Beauty

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Newtown Pippin x Golden Pippin
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
mottled 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1945 - 014

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1945 from D & J Walker, Ham, Surrey, England. Fruits have fairly coarse, soft, white tinged green flesh with a slightly sweet flavour.

Accession name
May Beauty
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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