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Starr

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found on the property of Judge White, Woodbury, New Jersey, USA. Propagated by William Parry in 1865. Fruits have crisp, very tender flesh with a subacid and aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1952 - 118

  

Accession name
Starr
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
70.39 mm 1
Width
84.49 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
absent 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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