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Blaze

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1939 at Illinois Agricultural Experiment Station, Urbana, USA and introduced in 1958. Fruits are crisp and sweet.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Collins x Fanny

Accession No.
1974 - 047

  

Accession name
Blaze
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
65.81 mm 1
Width
73.74 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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