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Willie Sharp

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Willy Sharp
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 266

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1951 from New Zealand. Fruits have firm, a little coarse, yellowish white flesh with a slightly subacid flavour.

Accession name
Willie Sharp
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
67.33 mm 1
Width
69.34 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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