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Salome

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Ottawa, Illinois, USA and introduced in 1884 by Arthur Bryant, Princetown, Illinois. Fruits have firm, fine, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 260

  

Accession name
Salome
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Oblong 1
Height
66.45 mm 1
Width
70.23 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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