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Red Army

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Eynsham, Oxford by F.W.Wastie. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1945. Fruits have firm, crisp, creamy white flesh with a slightly sweet, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Chatley's Kernel x Worcester Pearmain
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
48.00mm 2
Width
54.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1945 - 057

  

Accession name
Red Army
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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