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Redhook

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1923 at New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA by R. Wellington. Introduced in 1938. Fruits have soft, fine, white flesh with a highly scented flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Carlton

Accession No.
1952 - 125

  

Accession name
Redhook
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Oblong 1
Height
77.94 mm 1
Width
81.78 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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