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Smiler

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Clandon, Surrey by A. Simmonds. Recorded in 1934. Fruits have firm, moderately crisp, fine, white tinged green flesh with a moderately sweet, slightly acid, slightly bitter flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
65.50mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
medium 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1935 - 001

  

Accession name
Smiler
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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