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Withington Fillbasket

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the UK. Recorded in 1883. Fruits have firm, crisp, pale yellow flesh with an acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Withington Fill Basket
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Tredomen)
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
85.00mm 2
Width
108.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour (Amount)
very low 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1949 - 194

  

Accession name
Withington Fillbasket
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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