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Monroe

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1910 by Richard Wellington at New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, New York, USA. Introduced in 1947. Fruits have fine, soft, cream flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Jonathan x Rome Beauty
Father to:
Burgundy
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1951 - 146

  

Accession name
Monroe
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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