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Summer Rose

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in New Jersey, USA. Mentioned in 1806. Fruits have tender, fine, white flesh with a slightly subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
French Reinette, Harvest Apple, Lippencott's Early, Lippencott's Eary, Lippincot's Early, Lippincott, Lippincott's Early, Lodge's Early, Wolman's Harvest, Woolman's Early, Woolman's Harvest, Woolman's Striped Harvest
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 186

  

Accession name
Summer Rose
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
57.77 mm 1
Width
69.00 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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