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Acklam Russet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated at Acklam, Yorkshire. Recorded in 1768. Fruits have a firm, greenish-white flesh with a sweet to subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Acklam's Russet, Aclam Russet, Aclam's Russet, Aclemy Russet, Wheeler's Russet
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1961 - 043

  

Accession name
Acklam Russet
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
55.23 mm 1
Width
68.98 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Russet
high-very high 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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