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Beauty of Blackmoor

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1947 at Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol by G.T. Spinks. It was originally called 'Apollo'. Fruits are very similar to Beauty of Bath, but have better colour and quality.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Worcester Pearmain X Beauty of Bath x Beauty of Bath

Accession No.
1981 - 092

  

Accession name
Beauty of Blackmoor
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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