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Nured Rome

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured clone of Rome Beauty. Originated in 1927 with J.A. Snyder in Van Husen Orchard, Wenatchee, Washington, USA. Introduced in 1943. Fruits have rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh but with little flavour.

Synonyms:
SeeandO Red Rome
Availability
Not currently held in the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1967 - 079

  

Accession name
Nured Rome
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
absent 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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