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Vicar of Beighton

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Said to have been raised at Beighton, near Norwich, England. Recorded in 1894. Fruits have soft, fine, pale greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
53.50mm 2
Width
68.50mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1946 - 094

  

Accession name
Vicar of Beighton
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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