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Webster

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1912 by R. Wellington at New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA. Introduced in 1938. Fruits have soft, coarse, greenish white flesh with a slightly acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Ben Davies X Jonathan x Ben Davies X Jonathan

Accession No.
1951 - 039

  

Accession name
Webster
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
79.98 mm 1
Width
94.72 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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