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Sure Crop

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
55.00mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1978 - 220

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1905 from Cheshire. Fruits have firm, fine, crisp, yellowish white flesh with a sweet and slightly subacid flavour.

Accession name
Sure Crop
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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