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Stark EarliBlaze

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered in 1949 at New Lennox, Illinois, USA by Worth B. Mooney. Introduced in 1957. Fruits have rather soft, coarse, yellow flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1961 - 037

  

Accession name
Stark Earliblaze
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
56.14 mm 1
Width
62.66 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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