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Thurso

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1898 at Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. Introduced in 1908.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Northern Spy x Unknown
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
56.50mm 2
Width
58.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1925 - 019

  

Accession name
Thurso
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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