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Niagara

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA from a selection made in 1950. It was introduced in 1962. Fruits have fine, crisp, tender white flesh with a subacid to sweet, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Carlton x McIntosh
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1962 - 036

  

Accession name
Niagara
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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