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Neild's Drooper

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A weeping tree budded at Woburn 1915-16, the grafts having been taken from a tree planted at Woburn in 1894 labelled Calville Blanche d'Ete but does not resemble it. Fruits have greenish white, crisp, tender, watery flesh with an acid flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1957 - 241


Accession name
Neild's Drooper (MM106)
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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