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Washington Strawberry

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised on the farm of Job Whipple at Union Springs, Washington County, New York, USA. First exhibited in 1849. Fruits have rather soft, coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a little sweet and very little flavour.

Synonyms:
Fraise de Washington, Juniata, Washington, Washington County Seedling, Washington of Maine
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
67.00mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
2000 - 097

  

Accession name
Washington Strawberry
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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