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Reid's Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised around 1880-1890 by Mr Reid of Drumart Jones, Richill, Co. Armagh, Ireland. Fruits have somewhat coarse, creamy white flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 211

  

Accession name
Reid's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
54.51 mm 1
Width
66.41 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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