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Sam Young

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Ireland. Brought to notice in England in 1818. Fruits have firm, rather tough, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Irish Russet, Irlandischer Rothling, Irlandischer Rotling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
small-medium 2
Height
42.50mm 2
Width
54.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
high-very high 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1933 - 012

  

Accession name
Sam Young
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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