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Norfolk Beefing apple

An old cooking apple variety from the east of England.

Norfolk Beefing identification images

USDA identification images for Norfolk Beefing

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.


    Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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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
    • Introduced: 18th century

    Using

    • Food uses: Culinary
    • Food uses: Traditional cooker

    Growing

    • Ploidy: Diploid
    • Bearing regularity: Regular

    Climate

    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cold (< 20C / 67F)
    • Summer average maximum temperatures: Cool ( 20-24C / 68-75F)

    Where to buy fresh fruit

    The following orchards grow Norfolk Beefing:

    United Kingdom




    References

    • Apples of England (1948)
      Author: Taylor

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