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Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1953 - 141

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1953 from New Zealand. Fruits have soft, fine, tender, creamy white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Accession name
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Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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