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Tale Sweet

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Tale, near Honiton, Devon. Produces a sweet juice.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1989 - 113

  

Accession name
Tale Sweet
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
2nd MayFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early November 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
48.70 mm 1
Width
59.05 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled/washed out 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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