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Carswell's Orange

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1938 by Mr J.W. Carswell at Ashtead, Surrey. Fruits are rather coarse-textured and juicy with a pleasant, aromatic flavour.

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

Accession No.
1960 - 007


Accession name
Carswell's Orange
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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