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Bramley 20 apple

Last updated 09 Mar 2014.

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A naturally less vigorous sport of the famous English cooking apple.

Origins

  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Parentage: Unknown
  • Originates from: Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Orange Pippin Cultivar ID: 3920

Identification

  • Fruit colour: Green
  • Flesh colour: White
  • Flesh colour: White to Cream, pale yellow
  • Flesh colour: White to Greenish to Greenish Yellow
  • Flesh colour: Yellow to Very Yellow
  • Fruit size: Very large
  • Fruit size: Medium
  • Fruit size: Large
  • Fruit shape: Flat-round
  • Bultitude apple group: 3. Flushed / striped, smooth, acidic, culinary

Using

  • Uses: Cooking
  • Uses: Juice
  • Uses: Hard cider
  • Cooking result: Puree
  • Flavour quality: Very good
  • Flavour style: Sharper
  • Harvest period: Mid-Late season
  • Use / keeping: 3 months or more
  • Vitamin C content: High

Growing

  • Cropping: Heavy
  • Flowering period: Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group: 3
  • Fertility: Self-sterile
  • Ploidy: Triploid
  • Pollinating others: Poor
  • Vigour: Very large
  • Bearing regularity: Biennial tendency
  • Precocity: Slow to start bearing
  • Fruit bearing: Partial tip-bearer
  • Attractive features: Attractive blossom
  • General disease resistance: Good
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849

Climate

  • Climate suitability: Temperate climates
  • Blossom frost-resistance: Susceptible

Other qualities

  • Awards: RHS AGM 1993

Diseases

  • Scab  - Very resistant
  • Mildew  - Some resistance
  • Bitter pit  - Some susceptibility
  • Fireblight  - Some resistance
  • Cedar apple rust  - Some resistance

Relationships to other varieties

This variety is a sport (natural genetic mutation) of:

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The following Bramley 20 trees have been registered - click the name to view more details of each tree.

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Latest Spring blossom records for this variety

2018 season

  • 27th April  2018  - tree owned by David in Hove, United Kingdom

2016 season

  • 17th May  2016  - tree owned by Andrew in St Saviour, United Kingdom

2014 season

  • 17th May  2014  - tree owned by Andrew in St Saviour, United Kingdom
  • April  2014  - tree owned by Linda in Cocentaina, Spain

2013 season

  • 1st June  2013  - tree owned by Andrew in St Saviour, United Kingdom

2012 season

  • 19th May  2012  - tree owned by Andrew in St Saviour, United Kingdom

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Latest harvest records for this variety

2018 season

    2016 season

      2014 season

      • 2nd week September  2014  - tree owned by Andrew in St Saviour, United Kingdom

      2013 season

        2012 season

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