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Port Allen Russet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Port Allen, Errol, Scotland. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1958. Fruits have fine, greenish white flesh with a slightly acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 023

  

Accession name
Port Allen Russet
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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