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Bloody Butcher

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Ireland. It was recorded in 1951. Fruits have firm flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Bloodhound, Winesap
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
60.50mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1950 - 075

  

Accession name
Bloody Butcher
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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