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Severn Bank (LARS)

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Possibly originated in Herefordshire. Received at Brogdale in 1989 from Long Ashton Research Station. Fruits produce a sharp cider.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1989 - 105

  

Accession name
Severn Bank
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
46.20 mm 1
Width
58.10 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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