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Tupstones

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Worcestershire, England. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1945. Fruits have firm, fine, yellowish white flesh with a subacid and nutty flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
61.00mm 2
Width
65.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
high-very high 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1945 - 136

  

Accession name
Tupstones
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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