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Rokewood

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Australia, either Victoria or Western Australia. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1951. Fruits have firm, crisp, greenish white flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Bullock's Seedling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
49.50mm 2
Width
55.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1951 - 256

  

Accession name
Rokewood
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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