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Prince Edward

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Sawbridgeworth, England by Rivers Nurseries. Introduced in 1897. Received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1897. Fruits have firm, white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Cox's Pomona x Cellini
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
55.50mm 2
Width
64.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1950 - 070

  

Accession name
Prince Edward
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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