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Star of Devon

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by J. Garland, Broadclyst, Devon. Introduced by George Pyne, Topsham. Recorded in 1905 in which year it received the Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society. Fruits have soft, greenish white flesh with a rather acid and faint aromatic flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Father to:
Cheddar Cross
Plymouth Cross
Oblong 2
medium 2
48.00mm 2
64.00mm 2
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Weak 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1944 - 008


Accession name
Star of Devon
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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