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Hibernal

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Either Russian or originated in the USA and sent to Russia. It is said to have gone to Russia in 1870 and recorded in the USA in 1880. Fruits have firm, coarse flesh with an acid and astringent flavour.

Synonyms:
Orsimoi, Orsimui, Osimoe, Romna
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 061

  

Accession name
Hibernal
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Height
65.53 mm 1
Width
84.14 mm 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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