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Yellospur

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A spur type clone of Golden Delicious. Discovered in 1959 by O. Thornton and R. Thompson, Oroville, Washington, U.S.A. Introduced in 1962. Fruits are fairly crisp and juicy with a good flavour.

Synonyms:
Yellowspur
Availability
Not currently held in the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Grimes Golden x Unknown

Accession No.
1970 - 038

  

Accession name
Yellospur
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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