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Oxford Sunrise

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Eynsham, Oxford by F.W. Wastie. Exhibited in 1942. Fruits have firm, creamy white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Lane's Prince Albert

Accession No.
1945 - 060

  

Accession name
Oxford Sunrise
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
53.38 mm 1
Width
68.99 mm 1
Ribbing
absent 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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