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Obelisk

Apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1970 at East Malling Research Station, Maidstone, Kent. Fruits are crisp, juicy and rather brisk, becoming mellow in the New Year. Tendency to biennial bearing.

Synonyms:
Flamenco
Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.

Accession No.
1999 - 027

  

Accession name
Obelisk
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
2nd MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
early october 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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