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Nugget

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered in 1954 by Homer S. Kemp, Bountiful Ridge Nurseries, Princess Anne, Maryland, USA. It was introduced in 1966. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy with a good aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Unknown

Accession No.
1975 - 033

  

Accession name
Nugget
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
50.97 mm 1
Width
58.76 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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