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Red Alkmene


Malus domestica Borkh.

A clone of Alkmene having a solid red flush. Renamed Red Windsor in 1998. Fruits have crisp, juicy flesh with an aromatic flavour.

Red Windsor
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Sport of Alkmene

Accession No.
2000 - 115


Accession name
Red Alkmene
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
2nd MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
late september 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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