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Broadleaf Norman

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Presumed to be of UK origin. A fairly heavy cropping variety producing fruit of a sweet and slightly bitter taste. Makes good cider.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)

Accession No.
1992 - 108

  

Accession name
Broadleaf Norman
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
51.50 mm 1
Width
57.62 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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