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Carlton

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1912 by Richard Wellington at New York State Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Autumn Bough x Red Astrachan
Mother to:
Niagara
Father to:
Redhook

Accession No.
1952 - 114

  

Accession name
Carlton
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
78.03 mm 1
Width
86.10 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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