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Milfor

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Milwaukee x Forest
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1957 - 202

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1927 from the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. Fruits have creamy white, soft, tender, juicy flesh with a fairly sweet, slightly acid and pleasant flavour.

Accession name
Milfor
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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