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Sheep's Nose (3)

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the UK. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1951. Fruits have hard, dry, yellowish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 003

  

Accession name
Sheep's Nose
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
strong-very strong 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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