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Red Granny Smith

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in Western Australia. Fruits have firm, tender, creamy white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Batt's Seedling, Red Gem
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Granny Smith x Jonathan

Accession No.
1961 - 086

  

Accession name
Red Granny Smith
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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