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Wickham Green

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Grafts were taken in 1913 from a tree in Wickham, Berkshire, by Pope of Wokingham. This tree is thought to have been in existence in about 1860. Fruits have fine, firm, white flesh with a little acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
58.50mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish green 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1953 - 056

  

Accession name
Wickham Green
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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