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Tiffen

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the North West of England. Recorded in 1883. Fruits have somewhat soft, coarse, white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 230

  

Accession name
Tiffen
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
60.78 mm 1
Width
73.28 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
absent 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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