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Summer Stibbert

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the West of England. Recorded in 1831. Fruits have firm, tender, creamy white flesh with a slightly subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Avant Tout, Avant Tout Hative, Avant Toute Hative, Hative, Hative Pomme, Stibbert, Stubbard, Summer Queening
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Shape
Ellipsoid 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.50mm 2
Width
65.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1943 - 024

  

Accession name
Summer Stibbert
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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