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Old English Round

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.

Accession No.
1981 - 149

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1981 from Mrs A. Brodie, Meare, near Glastonbury, Somerset. Fruits are crisp and juicy.

Accession name
Old English Round
Flowering time  ›››
28th April10% flowering
1st MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
66.44 mm 1
Width
82.79 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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