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Ponsford

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Devon. Recorded in 1934. Fruits have soft, tender, creamy white flesh with an acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
61.00mm 2
Width
75.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1950 - 003

  

Accession name
Ponsford
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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