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Winter Marigold

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the UK. Recorded in 1865. Fruits have fairly tender, whitish flesh with a sweet and perfumed flavour.

Synonyms:
Winter Marygold
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
56.50mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1946 - 088

  

Accession name
Winter Marigold
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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