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Meridian

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at East Malling Research Station, Maidstone, Kent by Dr Frank Alston. Introduced in 1999. Fruits have a Cox-like flavour.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Parentage:
Falstaff x Cox's Orange Pippin

Accession No.
2000 - 003

  

Accession name
Meridian
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
absent 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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