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Winston coloured sport

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A sport of Winston having a more solid deep red flush. Originated at the Horticultural Centre, Loughgall, Northern Ireland. First planted in 1952. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, juicy flesh with a sweet and good aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Winston sport
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Worcester Pearmain

Accession No.
1958 - 013

  

Accession name
Winston sport
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high-very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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