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Webb's Kitchen Russet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 736

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948. This particular variety seems indistinguishable from Webb's Kitchen Russet. Fruits have fine, softish flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Accession name
Webb's Kitchen Russet
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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