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Saint Ailred

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1942 at Mount Saint Bernard Abbey, Coalville, Leicestershire. Fruits have rather soft flesh with a sweetish, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
James Grieve x Ellison's Orange
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2

Accession No.
1952 - 109

  

Accession name
Saint Ailred
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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