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Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Triploid. Raised at the New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA. Fruits have fine-textured, juicy, sweet flesh with a pleasant flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Rodluvan x Golden Delicious
large 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2

Accession No.
1979 - 187


Accession name
Spigold (LA 68A)
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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