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Bushey Grove

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1897 by Mrs Good, Bushey Grove, Hertfordshire and introduced in about 1926 by G.W. King, Sidcup, Kent. It received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1922. This variety is very prone to apple scab. Fruits have very soft, coarse-textured, juicy flesh which is rather acid. Cooks well.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the East of England Apples & Orchards Project
Parentage:
Queen x Bismarck
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
60.00mm 2
Width
74.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1924 - 057

  

Accession name
Bushey Grove
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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