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Sandringham

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by gamekeeper Perry at Sandringham. Recorded in 1883 in which year it received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society. Introduced by Veitch. Fruits have soft, coarse, mealy flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
The Sandringham
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Parentage:
Winter Pearmain x Unknown
Father to:
Eynsham Dumpling
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
57.50mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2

Accession No.
2000 - 087

  

Accession name
Sandringham
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
28th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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