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Tommy Knight

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in St. Angus, Cornwall. Recorded in 1861. Fruits have hard, crisp flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Tom Knight
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1999 - 088

  

Accession name
Tommy Knight
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
1st MayFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
45.21 mm 1
Width
58.11 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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