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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.
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

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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