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Breitling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be of German origin. It was introduced in about 1879 to England by Thomas Rivers. Fruits are very sweet.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 474

  

Accession name
Breitling
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
77.00 mm 1
Width
89.49 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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