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Morris's Russet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Morris at Brentford, England. Described in 1851. Fruits have firm, tender flesh with a subacid, sweet, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
high-very high 2

Accession No.
1947 - 046

  

Accession name
Morris's Russet
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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