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Miller's Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1848 by Mr James Miller at Newbury, Berkshire, England. It received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1906. Fruits have white, rather soft, very juicy flesh with a sweet and refreshing flavour. Bruises easily.

Synonyms:
The Shah
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sports:
Red Miller
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
44.00mm 2
Width
60.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1979 - 177

  

Accession name
Miller's Seedling (LA 69A)
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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