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Sissons's Worksop Newtown

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1910 by Mr Sissons, Worksop, Nottinghamshire. Fruits have soft, coarse, greenish white flesh with a subacid to acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Newtown Pippin x Unknown

Accession No.
1955 - 143

  

Accession name
Sissons's Worksop Newtown
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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