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McLiver's Winesap

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Winesap x Unknown

Accession No.
1951 - 250

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from New Zealand. Fruits have firm, fine, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
McLiver's Winesap
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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