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Twenty Ounce

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in either New York or Connecticut, USA. Brought to notice in about 1844. Fruits have coarse, moderately tender flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Aurora, Cayuga Red Streak, Cayuga Redstreak, Coleman, de Dix-huit Onces, de Vin du Connecticut, Dix-huit Onces, Eighteen Ounce, Eighteen Ounce Apple, Gov. Seward's, Lima, Morgan's Favorite, Morgan's Favourite, Morgans Favorite, Pomme de Vin de Connecticut, Pomme de Vin du Connecticut, Pomme de Vingt-onces, Pomme rayee de Cayuga, Pomrne de Dix-huit Onces, Reinette de Vingt-Onces, Renet 20 untsii, Twenty Ounce Apple, Twenty Ounce Pippin, Twenty Ounces, Wine, Wine of Connecticut, Zwanzig Unzen, Zwanzig Unzen Apfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
large 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
mottled/splashed 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
2000 - 095

  

Accession name
Twenty Ounce
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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