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Mobbs Royal

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated either in Australia or New Zealand. It was known in Australia in 1868. Fruits have firm, fine, very white tinged green flesh with an acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 252

  

Accession name
Mobbs Royal
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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