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McLellan

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1780 in a seedling orchard at Woodstock, Connecticut, USA. Fruits have fairly firm, fine, very tender flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Lilac, M'Clellan's, M'Lellan, M'Lellan's, Mac-Lellan, MacLellan, Martin, Mc Lellan, McClelan, McClellan, Mek-Lellan
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1952 - 124

  

Accession name
McLellan
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
71.86 mm 1
Width
80.19 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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