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Sops-in-Wine (1)

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A very old English culinary and cider apple.The flesh of the fruits is red as if soaked in red wine and is sweet, juicy and pleasantly flavoured.

Rode Wyn Appel, Sapson, Sapsonvine, Sapsovine, Sops in Wine, Sops of Wine
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1979 - 036


Accession name
Sops in Wine
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
mid september 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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