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Siddington Russet

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A russetted sport of Galloway Pippin. Discovered in 1923 by John Jeffries & Sons Ltd., at Siddington, Gloucestershire. Fruits have firm, crisp, juicy flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust collection (link to website)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Parentage:
Sport of Galloway Pippin
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Russet
high-very high 2
Greasiness
Weak 2

Accession No.
1934 - 001

  

Accession name
Siddington Russet (unstable)
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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