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Small's Admirable

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1850 by F. Small, nurseryman, Colnbrook, Slough, Berkshire, England. Fruits have firm, crisp, almost white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Admirable, Admirable de Small, Admirable Small's, Lamb's Favorite, Lamb's Favourite, Silver Pippin, Small Admirable, Small's Imperial
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1949 - 287

  

Accession name
Small's Admirable
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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