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Osier

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A bittersweet cider variety.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 100

  

Accession name
Osier
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
53.03 mm 1
Width
61.11 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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