Skip to main content.

Copyright Information

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Acme

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1944 at Boreham, Essex by W. Seabrook & Sons Ltd. Fruits have firm, cream flesh with a slightly perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Worcester Pearmain X Rival x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
62.00mm 2
Width
72.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1956 - 013

  

Accession name
Acme
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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