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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.

Synonyms:
Red Rover
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
55.00mm 2
Width
72.00mm 2
Ribbing
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


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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