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Measday's Favourite

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1939 - 020

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1939 from George Bunyard & Co. Ltd., Maidstone, Kent. Fruits have fairly crisp, tender, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Measday's Favourite
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
64.08 mm 1
Width
76.04 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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