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Winter Quarrenden

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the UK. Introduced by Pearson of Nottingham. Recorded in 1896. Fruits have crisp, tender, greenish yellow flesh with a slightly sweet and perfumed flavour.

Synonyms:
Stubb's Seedling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
50.50mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
2000 - 100

  

Accession name
Winter Quarrenden
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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