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Stowell Cox

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at CSIRO, Stowell Avenue, Hobart, Tasmania. Fruits have white, fairly juicy flesh with a slightly acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Democrat

Accession No.
1974 - 322

  

Accession name
Stowell Cox
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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