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Brookes's

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Shropshire, England. It was recorded in 1820. Fruits have a sweet, rich, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Brookes, Brookes', Brookes's Apple, Bruks
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Croft Pendarren)
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
51.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
mottled 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 039

  

Accession name
Brookes's
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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