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Philadelphia

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project

Accession No.
1983 - 012

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1983 from R. Quantrell, Alford, Lincs. Fruits are crisp and juicy with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Philadelphia
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
54.68 mm 1
Width
72.00 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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