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Sandlin Duchess

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1880 at Sandlin, Malvern, England by H. Gabb. Introduced by William Crump. Received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1914. Fruits have fine, tender, creamy green flesh with a subacid and slightly sweet flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Flat 2
medium 2
53.00mm 2
70.00mm 2
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
low 2
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1919 - 004


Accession name
Sandlin Duchess
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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