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Oxford Beauty

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Eynsham, Oxford by F.W. Wastie. Recorded in 1944. Fruits have fine, crisp, tender flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Gascoyne's Scarlet x Scarlet Nonpareil
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
large 2
Height
63.00mm 2
Width
75.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2

Accession No.
1954 - 073

  

Accession name
Oxford Beauty
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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