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Mollie's Delicious

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1948 by G.W. Schneider, New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, New Brunswick, USA. Introduced in 1966. Fruits are crisp and juicy with a flavour similar to Golden Delicious.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious X Edgewood x Red Gravenstein X Close

Accession No.
1971 - 051

  

Accession name
Mollie's Delicious
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Height
72.62 mm 1
Width
84.43 mm 1
Ribbing
strong-very strong 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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