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Rosy Blenheim

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by F.W. Thorrington, Hornchurch, Essex. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1925. Fruits have soft, coarse, whitish flesh with a subacid, perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Unknown
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
58.00mm 2
Width
73.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low-medium 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1925 - 034

  

Accession name
Rosy Blenheim
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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