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Summer Broaden

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in England. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1945. Fruits have coarse, soft, cream flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
47.50mm 2
Width
66.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1945 - 157

  

Accession name
Summer Broaden
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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