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Norfolk Beefing apple


An old cooking apple variety from the east of England.


Norfolk Beefing identification photos

UK National Fruit Collection
UK National Fruit Collection
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Tree register

United States

United Kingdom

New Zealand

  • Giles in HAMILTON, WAIKATO

Spring blossom records for this variety

2010 season

  • 7th May  2010  - tree owned by N. in Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 2nd May  2010  - tree owned by N. in Cambridge, United Kingdom

2009 season

  • 28th April  2009  - tree owned by N. in Cambridge, United Kingdom
  • 26th April  2009  - tree owned by N. in Cambridge, United Kingdom

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Harvest records for this variety

2009 season

  • October  2009  - tree owned by N. in Cambridge, United Kingdom

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Originates from: Norfolk, East Anglia, United Kingdom
  • Introduced: 18th century
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 1603
  • UK National Fruit Collection accession: 2000-074

Using

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Cooking result: Keeps shape
  • Harvest period: Late season

Growing

  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Triploid
  • Pollinating others: Poor
  • Vigour: Large
  • Attractive features: Attractive blossom

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates

Diseases

  • Scab  - Some resistance
  • Mildew  - Some resistance


Where to buy fresh fruit

United Kingdom




References

  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor


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