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Tewkesbury Baron

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Tewkesbury, Gloucestershire. Recorded in 1883. Fruits have a little coarse, dry, white flesh with an insipid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust collection (link to website)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
52.00mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
medium-coarse 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1944 - 005

  

Accession name
Tewkesbury Baron
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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