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Redwing

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have been raised by Charles Ross. Recorded in 1908. Fruits have soft, mealy, creamy yellow flesh with a very sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Red Wing
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1978 - 219

  

Accession name
Redwing
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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