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Pope's Scarlet Costard


Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by nurseryman William Pope, Newbury, Berks in the early 1900s. Fruits are good both for dessert and cooking.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 213


Accession name
Pope's Scarlet Costard
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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