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Sweet-Tart

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A seedling of unknown parentage raised by Robert Gordon, Gordon Apple Trees, Whittier, California, USA. Fruits have soft, juicy flesh with a very sweet flavour.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.

Accession No.
1982 - 038

  

Accession name
Sweet-Tart
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
1st MayFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
64.99 mm 1
Width
72.28 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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