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Red Fortune

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured clone of Fortune. Fruits have fairly firm, rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a sweet and good aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sport of Fortune

Accession No.
1979 - 180

  

Accession name
Red Fortune (EMLA 1)
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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