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Byfleet Seedling

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1915 by George Carpenter at West Hall, Byfleet, Surrey. Fruits have firm, juicy flesh with a slightly acid, aromatic flavour. Cooks very well.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Bramley's Seedling x Lane's Prince Albert
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
65.00mm 2
Width
80.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1931 - 008

  

Accession name
Byfleet Seedling
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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