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Severn Bank

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the UK. Grown in the valley of the Severn. Described in 1884. Fruits have tender, acid flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust collection (link to website)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Westhope)

Accession No.
1974 - 033

  

Accession name
Severn Bank
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
63.88 mm 1
Width
78.11 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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