Malus domestica Borkh.
Raised in about 1700 by Dr Ashmead, Gloucester. It received a First Class Certificate from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1981. Fruits have firm, juicy flesh with a rich aromatic flavour.
Aschmead's Saemling, Aschmead's Seedling, Ashmead's Saemling, Ashmead's Samling, Ashmead's Seedling, Doctor Ashmead's Kernel, Dr Ashmead's Kernel, Samling von Ashmead, Semis d'Aschmead, Semis d'Ashmead, Seyanets Ashmida
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in Tidnor Wood National Collection® of Malus (Cider making)
Material held in the Gloucestershire Orchard Trust collection (link to website)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Paramor)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Croft Pendarren)
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Broad globose conical 2
70.00 mm 2
65.00 mm 2
Green yellow 2
high-very high 2
Ashmead's Kernel (EMLA H6501/6B)
9th May 10% flowering
14th May Full (80%) flowering
22nd May 90% petal fall
Early October 1
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register