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Stobo Castle

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Believed to have originated in Scotland. It was introduced in about 1900 by Storrie of Glencarse. Fruits have crisp, white, slightly coarse-textured flesh with a slightly subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
57.50mm 2
Width
76.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1923 - 112

  

Accession name
Stobo Castle
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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