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Elstar

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1955 by Dr T. Visser at IVT,Wageningen, The Netherlands. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Ingrid Marie
Sports:
Bel-El
Daliest
Elnica
Elshof
Reinstar
Red Elstar

Accession No.
1974 - 005

  

Accession name
Elstar
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
56.25 mm 1
Width
66.88 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy-very juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register