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Prince Alfred

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the UK. Recorded in 1933. Fruits have firm, coarse, crisp flesh with a sweet and perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
72.50mm 2
Width
94.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1999 - 083

  

Accession name
Prince Alfred (M26)
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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