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Weston's Seedling

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
63.00mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1948 - 727

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials from East Malling Research Station, Kent. Recorded in 1934. Fruits have firm, coarse, pale cream flesh with a slightly acid flavour.

Accession name
Weston's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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