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Braintree Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1930 by Mrs Humphreys, Braintree, Essex. Fruits have firm, fine, crisp flesh with a sweet, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Gladstone x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
48.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low-medium 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1954 - 028

  

Accession name
Braintree Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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