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Wellington Bloomless

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1966 - 039

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1966 from USA. A rather unique variety in that its flowers have no petals. Fruits have a sweet and pleasant flavour.

Accession name
Wellington Bloomless
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Conical 1
Height
78.21 mm 1
Width
84.93 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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