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Brighton

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 242

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from New Zealand. Fruits have a sweet, rich, slightly subacid flavour.

Accession name
Brighton
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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