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Shenandoah

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1942 by R.C. Moore, Virginia Polytechnic Institute, Blacksburg, USA. Introduced in 1967. Fruits have crisp, juicy flesh with a slightly perfumed and aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Winesap x Opalescent

Accession No.
1974 - 071

  

Accession name
Shenandoah
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
64.01 mm 1
Width
72.99 mm 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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