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Melmoth

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised near Yeovil, Somerset, England by Florence Melmoth. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948. Fruits have firm, fine, white flesh with a subacid, slightly sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1948 - 032

  

Accession name
Melmoth
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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