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Sidney Strake

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A less highly coloured sport of Tom Putt. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1954 from Cornwall. Fruits have firm, fine, whitish flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Parentage:
Sport of Tom Putt

Accession No.
1954 - 030

  

Accession name
Sidney Strake
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
absent 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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