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Mitchelson's Seedling

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Kingston-on-Thames, Surrey by Mitchelson. First described in 1851. Fruits have firm, crisp, yellowish white flesh with an acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Mitchellson's Seedling, Mitchelson, Mitchelson's Seedling of Hogg
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 232

  

Accession name
Mitchelson's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
71.63 mm 1
Width
87.46 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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