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Widdup

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in New Zealand. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1961. Fruits have firm, fine, crisp, greenish white flesh with a subacid and slightly sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1961 - 088

  

Accession name
Widdup
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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