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Britemac

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1934 by Prof. M.A. Blake at New Jersey Agricultural Experiment Station, U.S.A. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy with a flavour similar to McIntosh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Melba-McIntosh open pollinated x Kildare-Langford Beauty open pollinated

Accession No.
1974 - 049

  

Accession name
Britemac
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
65.55 mm 1
Width
77.07 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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