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Suntan

Apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Triploid. Raised in 1955 by Dr Alston at East Malling Research Station, Maidstone, Kent. Fruits have slightly coarse-textured, moderately juicy flesh with an aromatic but acid flavour. Rather prone to bitter pit.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1980 - 084

  

Accession name
Suntan
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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