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Milton

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1909 at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, New York, USA. by Richard Wellington. Introduced by the N.Y.S. Fruit Testing Association in 1923. Fruits have soft, fine, very white flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
White Transparent x McIntosh
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
60.00mm 2
Width
67.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1929 - 039

  

Accession name
Milton
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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