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Scotia

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Kentville, Nova Scotia, Canada. Selected in 1948 and introduced in 1961. Fruits have soft, melting, white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Unknown

Accession No.
1965 - 027

  

Accession name
Scotia
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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