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Summer Blenheim

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2

Accession No.
1949 - 077

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1949 from Wisley, Surrey. Fruits have firm to a little soft flesh with a sweet, rich flavour.

Accession name
Summer Blenheim
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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