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Renown

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Welford Park, Newbury, by Charles Ross. First described in 1908. Received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1908. Fruits have firm, pale yellow flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Peasgood's Nonsuch x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
69.00mm 2
Width
95.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1968 - 061

  

Accession name
Renown
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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