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Royal Snow

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
53.50mm 2
Width
70.50mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1933 - 013

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1933 from Hampshire, England. Fruits have firm, tender, greenish white flesh with a slightly sweet, slightly subacid flavour.

Accession name
Royal Snow
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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