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Thoday's Quarrenden

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found in 1949 by R.E.Thoday at Reedground Farm, Willingham, Cambridge. Fruits have tender, creamy white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Devonshire Quarrenden x Unknown
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1962 - 002

  

Accession name
Thoday's Quarrenden
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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