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Old Fred

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Eynsham, Oxford by F.W. Wastie. Exhibited in 1944. Fruits have firm, fine, creamy white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Allington Pippin x Court Pendu Plat
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
44.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1945 - 055

  

Accession name
Old Fred
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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