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Red Saelet


Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be a sport of Golden Delicious. Originated with Edwin Saels, Herk-de-Stad, Belgium. Introduced in 1976. Fruits are crisp and juicy.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1975 - 362


Accession name
Red Saelet
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
late october 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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