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Summerred

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by K.O. Lapins at Canada Department of Agriculture, Summerland, British Columbia, Canada. Named and introduced in 1964. Fruits have rather soft, very juicy and refreshing flesh with a mild vinous flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Summerland x Unknown
Shape
Ellipsoid 2
Size
medium-large 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1965 - 003

  

Accession name
Summerred
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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