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Red Alkmene

Apple

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.

Synonyms:
Red Windsor
Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Parentage:
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


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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