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Northern Greening

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in England. First recorded in 1826. Fruits have moderately firm, a little coarse-textured, juicy flesh with an acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Cowarn Queening, Cowarne Queening, Cowarne Quoining, Cowarne Seedling, Cowarne's Queening, Gruener Englischer Pepping, Gruner Englischer Pepping, John, John Apple, Kirk Langley Pippin, Langley Pippin, Old Northern Greening, Verte du Nord, Walmar Court, Walmer Court, Woodcock
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Mother to:
Dumelow's Seedling
Chad's Favourite
Merton Prolific
Lamb's Seedling
Father to:
Encore
Shape
Ellipsoid 2
Size
medium 2
Height
65.00mm 2
Width
65.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Green 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1956 - 031

  

Accession name
Northern Greening
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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