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Beverly Hills

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1939 by Dr W.H. Chandler, University of California, USA. Introduced in 1945. Fruits have soft, tender white flesh with a sweet subacid, scented flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Melba x Early McIntosh

Accession No.
1964 - 033

  

Accession name
Beverly Hills
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
absent 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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