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Brown Thorn

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Once widely grown under the name of

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

Accession No.
1989 - 069

  

Accession name
Brown Thorn
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid November 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
33.76 mm 1
Width
37.55 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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