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Sharon

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1906 by S.A. Beach, Iowa State Agricultural Experiment Station, Ames, USA. Introduced in 1922. Fruits have crisp, fine, tender, whitish green flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Glogerovka
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
61.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1923 - 073

  

Accession name
Sharon
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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