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Wrixparent

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be a sport of Yellow Transparent. Discovered in 1920 in Magnolia, Kent County, Delaware, U.S.A. by Wrixham McIlvaine. Introduced in 1940. Fruits have crisp, coarse, juicy flesh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
White Transparent x Unknown

Accession No.
1974 - 265

  

Accession name
Wrixparent
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early August 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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