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Haralson

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Excelsior, Minnesota, USA by the University of Minnesota Fruit Breeding Farm. Selected in 1913 and introduced in 1923. Fruits are crisp and juicy.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Malinda x Unknown
Father to:
Honeygold

Accession No.
1966 - 037

  

Accession name
Haralson
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Oblong conical 1
Height
74.14 mm 1
Width
76.54 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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