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Mead's Broading

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in England. Described in 1884. Fruits have soft, coarse flesh with an acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
63.00mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1948 - 763

  

Accession name
Mead's Broading
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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