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Tillington Court

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)

Accession No.
1988 - 054

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1988 from old trees growing in Burghill village, Herefordshire. Fruits have yellow, juicy flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Tillington Court
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
2nd MayFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
60.52 mm 1
Width
70.85 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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