Bramley's Seedling apple identification

Bramley's Seedling apple identification
Bramley's Seedling is the definitive English cooking apple. It produces heavy crops of large apples with a sharp acidic flavour, which cook down to a smooth puree. Parentage: Unknown. Introduced / discovered in 1837.

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Identification

  • Flesh colour - White
  • Flesh colour - White to Greenish to Greenish Yellow
  • Fruit size - Medium
  • Fruit size - Large
  • Fruit size - Very large
  • Fruit shape - Flat-round
  • Shape features - Elliptical, Compressed, Irregular
  • Shape features - Anglular (flat-sided)
  • Shape features - Regular, round
  • Shape features - Ribbed
  • Shape features - Slightly, broadly, obscurely ribbed
  • Shape features - Ribbed cavity to basin
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Lop-sided, unequal sides, irregular
  • Shape features (vertical view) - Ribs more pronounced at apex, toward basin
  • Shape uniformity - Uniform, in size and shape
  • Bultitude apple group - 3. Flushed / striped, smooth, acidic, culinary
  • Seeds - size - Small
  • Core - Axile / Symmetrical
  • Core - Open
  • Seeds - point - Acuminate
  • Seeds - characteristics - Abortive
  • Seeds - characteristics - Flat
  • Core - carpels - Hollow cylinder at center
  • Core - carpels - Tufted
  • Core - lines - Moderate
  • Core - lines meeting - Sides of calyx tube
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Medium
  • Calyx / Sepals- Opening - Large
  • Calyx / Sepals - Size - Short
  • Calyx / Sepals - Width - Wide
  • Calyx Tube - Shape - Conic
  • Calyx Tube - Shape - Funnel
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Length - Short
  • Calyx Tube -  Size - Medium
  • Calyx Tube -  Size - Small
  • Calyx Tube -  Stamen - Median
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Pubescent
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Closed
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Partially Open
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Convergent
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Flat
  • Calyx / Sepals - Description - Reflexed
  • Russet - Present
  • Russet % coverage - Low
  • Russet details - Radiating, stellate, rays, stripes
  • Russet details - In stem cavity
  • All green or yellow - Only green or yellow present
  • All green or yellow - Other colors present
  • Skin color (when ripe) - White to Greenish to Green
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Yellow (+/or) Green with some Red (+/or) Pink
  • Skin color (when ripe) - Yellow (+/or) Green with NO Red (+/or) Pink
  • Skin blush - Present
  • Skin blush (color) - Scarlet, Carmine (red orange)
  • Skin blush (color) - Orange to Orange Red Brown
  • Skin blush (color) - Red to Deep Red into Dark Purple
  • Skin blush (color) - Pink to Pinkish Red Copper
  • Scarf skin - Present
  • Suture lines - Not present
  • Bloom - Not present
  • Skin waxy or greasy - Waxy or greasy (fresh or stored)
  • Skin feel - Dry
  • Skin feel - Moderate smoothness, moderate shine
  • Skin feel - Smooth
  • Stripes - Stripes present
  • Stripes - No stripes
  • Stripes (details) - Lined stripes
  • Stripes (details) - Washed - faded
  • Stripes (color) - Brownish-red
  • Stripes (color) - Red
  • Stem (length) - Does not extend above cavity
  • Stem (length) - Short
  • Stem (length) - Medium
  • Stem (thickness) - Thick
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Gray to Brown Russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Little, light russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Ochre or Green Russet
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Russet cap covers shoulders of cavity
  • Stem cavity (russet) - Russet rays extening out from stem cavity
  • Stem (position) - Upright
  • Stem (details) - Knobby, Clubbed
  • Stem (color) - Brown
  • Stem (color) - Green
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Compressed
  • Stem Cavity (protruberances) - Furrows, Corrugated
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Medium
  • Stem Cavity (side view depth) - Deep
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Brown
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Green
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Lipped - fold of skin over stem end
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Russet
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Scarf, Pale Coating
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Shiny, Smooth
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Silvery Gray
  • Stem Cavity (skin features) - Yellow
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Steep, Acuminate slope
  • Stem Cavity (slope to stem) - Acute, Medium Slope
  • Stem Cavity (top view orientation) - Oblique - slanted to one side
  • Stem Cavity (top view width) - Wide, Broad
  • Basin skin - Shiny, Smooth
  • Basin skin - Russet
  • Basin skin - Bloom, Scarf, Waxy, Dusty
  • Basin skin - Green
  • Basin width - Broad
  • Basin russet - Little, light russet
  • Basin russet - Usually Russet free
  • Basin (top view) - Uneven, Oblique, Slanted
  • Basin (top view) - Symmetrical, Round
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Acute, Regular, Medium slope
  • Basin (side view slope to eye) - Obtuse, gradual slope to eye
  • Basin (side view depth) - Shallow
  • Basin (side view depth) - Medium depth
  • Basin (protruberances) - Beaded, Mammiform
  • Basin (protruberances) - Ridged, Ribbed
  • Basin (protruberances) - Undulate, Furrowed, Wavy, Puckered
  • Basal lobes - Slightly present
  • Basal lobes - Not present
  • Dots (description) - Green
  • Dots (description) - Light colored, pale, greyed
  • Dots (description) - Red
  • Dots (description) - Same color as background
  • Dots (description) - Areolar
  • Dots (description) - Gray
  • Dots (description) - Raised
  • Dots (description) - Russet
  • Dots (description) - White
  • Dots (numbers) - Few
  • Dots (numbers) - Moderate
  • Dots (size) - Medium
  • Dots (size) - Small
  • Dots (skin lenticels) - Conspicuous, prominent, distinct
  • Dots (spread) - From Basin lessening toward Cavity
  • Flesh (staining) - Green
  • Flesh (staining) - Not present
  • Flesh (texture) - Firm, Hard
  • Flesh (texture) - Granular, Coarse, Mealy
  • Flesh (grain) - Granular, Coarse, Mealy
  • Flesh (juiciness) - Juicy or Very Juicy
  • Flesh (juiciness) - Not Very Juicy, Dry

Using

  • Uses - Cooking
  • Uses - Hard cider
  • Flavour quality - Very good
  • Flavour style - Sweet/Sharp
  • Flavour style - Sharper
  • Flavour style - Sharp / refreshing
  • Harvest period - Mid-Late season
  • Only sweet flavor - Tart, sub-acid, or bitter flavor detected

Growing

  • Flowering period - Mid-Late season
  • Flowering group - 3
  • Fruit bearing - Spur-bearer
  • Fruit bearing - Partial tip-bearer
  • First planted - Before 1950

References




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