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Alderman

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Scotland before 1923. Fruits have firm flesh with an acid flavour. Cooks well.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Ffordd-fawr)
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
75.00mm 2
Width
75.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1923 - 110

  

Accession name
Alderman
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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