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Burn's Seedling

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Henry Burn, near Marlborough, Wiltshire. Recorded in 1831. Fruits have very sweet, coarse flesh.

Synonyms:
Burn's Saemling, Burn's Samling, Burns Seedling, Burns's Seedling, Burr's Seedling
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1945 - 128

  

Accession name
Burn's Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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