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Oxford Hoard

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Eynsham, Oxford by F.W. Wastie. Exhibited in 1943. Fruits have coarse, firm, tough flesh with a sweet and aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sturmer Pippin x Golden Russet
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
57.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1945 - 050

  

Accession name
Oxford Hoard
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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