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SummerGlo

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered in 1935 in Calhoun County, Michigan, USA by F.H. McDermid. Introduced by Stark Bros. in 1967. Fruits have soft, juicy flesh with a pleasant vinous flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1974 - 012

  

Accession name
Summerglo
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
65.08 mm 1
Width
65.70 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high-very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
absent 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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