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Newport Cross

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1920 at Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol by G.T. Spinks. Fruits have firm, rather coarse, dry flesh with an insipid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Devonshire Quarrenden x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
66.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1957 - 236

  

Accession name
Newport Cross
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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