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Red Sauce

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1910 by Richard Wellington at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA. Introduced in 1926. Fruits have coarse, often red stained flesh, with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Parentage:
Deacon Jones x Wealthy

Accession No.
1967 - 077

  

Accession name
Red Sauce
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
67.34 mm 1
Width
74.48 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Pinkish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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