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Red Statesman

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured clone of Australian variety 'Statesman'. Discovered in 1914 in New Zealand. Fruits have firm, pale creamy white flesh with a sweet, subacid to acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Warrior
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 144

  

Accession name
Red Statesman
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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