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Queen Alexandra

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in England. First exhibited in 1902. Fruits have rather coarse, crisp, yellowish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
large 2
Height
63.00mm 2
Width
74.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1919 - 005

  

Accession name
Queen Alexandra
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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