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Queenby's Glory

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project

Accession No.
1949 - 057

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1949 from Wrest Park, Bedford, England, but thought to be older than this. Fruits have firm, yellowish white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Accession name
Queenby's Glory
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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