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Red Victoria

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A chance seedling found in about 1884 near Wisbech, Cambridgeshire. Introduced by Miller. Received the Award of Merit in 1908 and a First Class Certificate in 1910 from the Royal Horticultural Society. Fruits have firm, greenish white flesh with an acid flavour.

Red Rover
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Flat 2
medium-large 2
55.00mm 2
72.00mm 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1922 - 015


Accession name
Red Victoria
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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