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Summerland

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1926 by K.O. Lapins, at Canada Department of Agriculture, Summerland, British Columbia, Canada. Fruits have juicy, melting flesh. Flavour is poor in U.K. ripened fruits.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Golden Delicious
Mother to:
Summerred

Accession No.
1974 - 251

  

Accession name
Summerland
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
61.10 mm 1
Width
71.22 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy-very juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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