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Northwood

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated during the 18th Century in Crediton, Devon. Produces a

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 098

  

Accession name
Northwood
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid November 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
42.41 mm 1
Width
52.90 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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