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Burrowhill Early

Cider apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Introduced to Long Ashton Research Station, Bristol in the 1980s by a cider maker from the Martock area in Somerset.Produces a full bittersweet cider.

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

Accession No.
1989 - 071

  

Accession name
Burrowhill Early
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
45.65 mm 1
Width
50.55 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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