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Starkspur Supreme


Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured and spur type clone of Delicious. Originated in Henry Stem orchard in Zillah, Washington, USA. Fruits are firm, juicy and very sweet with a highly aromatic flavour.

Pagsup spur type
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Sport of Delicious

Accession No.
1979 - 046


Accession name
Delicious and Starkspur Supreme
Flowering time  ›››
26th April10% flowering
29th AprilFull (80%) flowering
8th May90% petal fall
Picking time
mid october 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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