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Striped Beefing

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found by George Lindley in the garden of William Crowe, Lakenham, Norwich, England in 1794. Distributed in 1847. Fruits have firm, coarse-textured, moderately juicy flesh with a fairly acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Beaufin strie, Beaufin Striee, Bofen polosatyi, Gestreifter Beaufin, Gestreifter Feiner Beaufin, Gestreifter feiner Stutzerapfel, Striped Beaufin
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
large 2
Height
72.00mm 2
Width
88.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
medium-coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1946 - 017

  

Accession name
Striped Beefing
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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