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Sir Prize

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1955 by Agricultural Experiment Station, Indiana, Illinois and New Jersey, USA. First fruited in 1961. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy. Resistant to scab.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Doud Golden Delicious x PRI 14-152

Accession No.
1974 - 180

  

Accession name
Sir Prize
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Ellipsoid 1
Height
86.87 mm 1
Width
74.83 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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