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Winter Majetin

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Norfolk, England. Recorded in 1820. Fruits have crisp, rather coarse, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Majetin, Yorkshire Beefing
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project

Accession No.
2000 - 099

  

Accession name
Winter Majetin
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
58.08 mm 1
Width
69.09 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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