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Roundway Magnum Bonum

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Mr Joy, gardener at Roundway Park, Devizes, Wiltshire, England. Received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1864. Fruits have rather soft, somewhat coarse-textured flesh with a very sweet and pleasant flavour.

Magnum Bonum, Roundway's Magnum Bonum
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Truncate conical 2
large 2
63.00mm 2
76.00mm 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
dry 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1957 - 225


Accession name
Roundway Magnum Bonum
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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