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Vagon Archer

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1989 - 172

  

Received at Brogdale in 1989 from Long Ashton Research Station. Produces a mild bittersweet cider.

Accession name
Vagon Archer
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early November 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
50.30 mm 1
Width
58.75 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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