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Melba apple

Last updated 04 Jul 2011.

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Attractive, high quality, yellow washed with crimson fruit. Very white, firm, crisp, sweet flesh. A sweet subacid flavor.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: McIntosh x Liveland Raspberry
  • Originates from: Canada
  • Introduced: 1898
  • Developed by: Central Experiment Farm, Ottawa
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1787
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession number: 1925-021

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Melba identification photos from official fruit collections

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Fruit tree register

Do you have a tree of this variety in your garden or orchard? If so please register the details here and contribute to our international register of fruit trees.

The following Melba trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.

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Poland



Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2014 season

  • April  2014  - tree owned by J in WHITCHURCH, United Kingdom

2011 season

  • May  2011  - tree owned by v in LUCKNOW, Canada

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Latest harvest records for this variety

2014 season

    2011 season

    • 3rd week August  2011  - tree owned by v in LUCKNOW, Canada
    • 1st week August  2011  - tree owned by David in CUMBERLAND, United States

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