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Oregon Spur

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A clone of Red Delicious having more colour. Originated in Milton-Freewater, Ore, USA by Wayne M. Trumbull. Introduced in about 1966. Fruits have firm, very sweet, juicy flesh with an aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Delicious

Accession No.
1982 - 188

  

Accession name
Oregon Spur
Flowering time  ›››
27th April10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high-very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
absent 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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