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Bossom

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
large 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Coarseness
fine 2

Accession No.
1991 - 001

  

Received by the National Fruit Collection in 1991 from Rev. D. Johnson, Petworth, Sussex. Fruits have creamy yellow flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Accession name
Bossom (Johnson)
Flowering time  ›››
27th April10% flowering
30th AprilFull (80%) flowering
9th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
67.03 mm 1
Width
75.78 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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