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Seaton House

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Seaton House, Arbroath, Scotland. Introduced in 1860. Fruits have firm, fine, white flesh with an acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Niton House
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
52.50mm 2
Width
66.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
2000 - 088

  

Accession name
Seaton House
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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