Fisher Fortune

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of Fortune. It was discovered in about 1960 on the farm of A.M. Fisher, Holmlea Farms Ltd., Elverland, Faversham, Kent. Fruits have moderately firm, rather coarse-textured, juicy flesh with a sweet and good aromatic flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Sport of Fortune

Dessert 2

Accession No.
1962 - 045   fingerprint   check_circle

Accession name
Fisher Fortune

Flowering time
6th May 10% flowering
12th May Full (80%) flowering
20th May 90% petal fall

Picking time
Early September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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