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Black Vallis

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Grown in Somerset. A sharp cider variety.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1989 - 064

  

Accession name
Black Vallis
Flowering time  ›››
24th April10% flowering
26th AprilFull (80%) flowering
4th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
48.71 mm 1
Width
66.09 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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