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Stable Jersey

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

An old cider variety thought to have originated from Shepton Mallet, Somerset.Produces a bittersweet cider.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 107

  

Accession name
Stable Jersey
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early November 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
49.71 mm 1
Width
58.98 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high-very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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