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Bedford Red

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1967 - 059

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials from Yugoslavia via Scotland. It first fruited in Scotland in 1960. Fruits have sweet, yellow flesh.

Accession name
Bedford Red
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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