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Geheimrat Doktor Oldenburg

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1897 at the Vine, Fruit & Horticulture Station, Geisenheim, Germany. Fruits have fine, softish flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Geheimrat Oldenburg, Oldenburg
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Minister von Hammerstein x Baumann's Reinette
Mother to:
Roba
Clivia
Father to:
Elektra

Accession No.
1958 - 065

  

Accession name
Geheimrat Doktor Oldenburg
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
63.67 mm 1
Width
66.75 mm 1
Ribbing
absent 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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