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Missing Link

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in U.S.A. It was recorded in 1897. Introduced by Shank and Clayton, USA. Fruits have soft, coarse, dry flesh with an insipid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
57.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
mottled 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1914 - 021

  

Accession name
Missing Link
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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