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Underleaf (4)

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Underleaf
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1967 - 092

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1967 from Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol. Fruits have a sweet, Blenheim type flavour.

Accession name
Underleaf
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
66.67 mm 1
Width
75.66 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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