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Queen Caroline

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1820 by nurseryman T. Brown at Measham, near Ashby-de-la-Zouche, Leicestershire, England. Fruits have firm, loose-textured, white flesh with an acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Brown's Caroline, Brown's Codlin, Brown's Queen Caroline, Brown's Seedling, Spencer's Favourite, Spencer's Seedling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
60.00mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1945 - 193

  

Accession name
Queen Caroline
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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