Malus domestica Borkh.
Thought to have originated in U.S.A. It was known in the early 1800s. Received an Award of Merit from the Royal Horticultural Society in 1893 and a First Class Certificate in 1896. Fruits have somewhat dry, rather soft, coarse-textured flesh with a sweet, pleasant aromatic flavour.
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Truncate conical 2
63.00 mm 2
70.00 mm 2
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
6th May 10% flowering
11th May Full (80%) flowering
17th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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