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Brown's Seedling

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised before 1874 by Brown, a nurseryman at Stamford, Lincolnshire. Fruits have softish flesh with a sweet to subacid flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Broad globose conical 2
medium 2
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
low 2
medium 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1946 - 043


Accession name
Brown's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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