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Spencer Seedless

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1970 - 070

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1970 from Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol. Fruits have very poor flavour. Fruits rarely set any seed.

Accession name
Spencer Seedless
Flowering time  ›››
17th May10% flowering
23rd MayFull (80%) flowering
31st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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