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Rank Thorn

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Rankthorne
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
large 2
Height
66.00mm 2
Width
79.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1951 - 228

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1951 from Westmorland, England. Fruits have rather soft, white flesh.

Accession name
Rank Thorn
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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