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Shinfield Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
large 2
Height
65.00mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1944 - 006

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1944 from Reading University, Berkshire, England. Fruits have crisp, fine, white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Accession name
Shinfield Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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