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Norfolk Beauty

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Mr Allan at Gunton Park, Norwich, England. First recorded in 1901. It was introduced in 1902, in which year it received an Award of Merit and a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society. Fruits have rather soft, somewhat dry, acid flesh. Cooks well.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Warner's King x Waltham Abbey Seedling
Flat 2
large 2
72.00mm 2
87.00mm 2
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
low 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
2000 - 073


Accession name
Norfolk Beauty
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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