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Mers Bryan

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 306

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have fine, rather soft, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Mers Bryan
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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