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Moore's Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Moore
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 508

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from Devon. Described in 1851. Fruits have tender, yellow flesh with a sweet flavour.

Accession name
Moore's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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