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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.

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

Accession No.
1992 - 133

  

Accession name
Sops in Wine
Flowering time  ›››
24th April10% flowering
26th AprilFull (80%) flowering
5th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
53.28 mm 1
Width
63.91 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high-very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Pinkish 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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