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Carswell's Honeydew

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1939 by J.W. Carswell at Ashtead, Surrey. Fruits are crisp and juicy with a sweet, almost honeyed flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Cox's Orange Pippin x Unknown
Conical 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1964 - 035


Accession name
Carswell's Honeydew
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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