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Norfolk Royal

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A chance seedling found in Wright's Nurseries, North Walsham, Norfolk, England in about 1908. It was introduced in 1928 and named in 1930. Fruits have moderately firm, crisp, very juicy flesh with a sweet and pleasant flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
65.00mm 2
Width
75.00mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1933 - 004

  

Accession name
Norfolk Royal
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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