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Millet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1921 - 002

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1921 from Cornwall, England. Fruits have rather soft, creamy white flesh with a slightly subacid flavour.

Accession name
Millet
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
57.43 mm 1
Width
67.16 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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