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Orange Goff

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Kent, England. Recorded in 1842. Fruits have firm, crisp, yellow flesh with an acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Ackland Vale, Goff, Kentish Orange Goff, Park Apple, Pork Apple, Top, Top Apple
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 065

  

Accession name
Orange Goff
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
59.53 mm 1
Width
72.53 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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