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Orleans

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1912 by Richard Wellington at New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA. Introduced in 1923. Fruits have firm, fine, crisp flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Deacon Jones x Delicious
Shape
Narrow conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
58.00mm 2
Width
65.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1952 - 047

  

Accession name
Orleans
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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