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Medina

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1911 by Richard Wellington at New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, New York, USA. It was introduced in 1923. Fruits have firm, tender, fairly coarse flesh with a sweet subacid, aromatic and perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Deacon Jones x Delicious
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
63.00mm 2
Width
70.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
medium-coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1952 - 046

  

Accession name
Medina
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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