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Sweet Delicious

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1911 at New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA by R. Wellington. Fruits have firm, fine, creamy white flesh with a sweet, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Deacon Jones x Delicious

Accession No.
1950 - 149

  

Accession name
Sweet Delicious
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Height
70.82 mm 1
Width
83.03 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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