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Tinsley Quince

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
71.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1942 - 003

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1942 from Crawley, Sussex. Fruits have yellowish flesh with a quince-like flavour.

Accession name
Tinsley Quince
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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