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Morgan's Sweet (1)

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated during the 18th Century in Somerset. Useful also as a sweet, early dessert apple. Produces an early, light cider.

Synonyms:
Morgan Sweet
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1989 - 122

  

Accession name
Morgan Sweet
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
59.80 mm 1
Width
69.60 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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