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Wardington Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Banbury, Oxfordshire by D. Burchnell, gardener to Lady Wardington. First fruited in about 1938. Fruits have crisp, tender, fine flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
46.00mm 2
Width
56.00mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
n/a 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2

Accession No.
1946 - 019

  

Accession name
Wardington Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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