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Oxford Conquest

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1927 at Eynsham, Oxford by F.W. Wastie. Fruits have rather tough flesh with an acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Blenheim Orange x Court Pendu Plat
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
60.00mm 2
Width
72.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1945 - 059

  

Accession name
Oxford Conquest
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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