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Belvoir Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by W.H. Divers, probably at Belvoir Castle, Leicestershire. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1935. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a sweet to subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Belvoir Castle
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Annie Elizabeth x Dumelow's Seedling
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
47.50mm 2
Width
65.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1935 - 008

  

Accession name
Belvoir Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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