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Sunburn

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Hornchurch, Essex, by F.W. Thorrington. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1925. Fruits have soft, creamy white flesh with a sweet, subacid, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Unknown
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
48.00mm 2
Width
60.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1925 - 033

  

Accession name
Sunburn (M26)
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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