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Betsey

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

This variety is of UK origin. It was recorded in 1842. Fruits have fine, greenish yellow flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Betty
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
35.00mm 2
Width
56.50mm 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Russet
high-very high 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 505

  

Accession name
Betsey
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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