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Joseph Musch

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originally found by Joseph Musch, Belgium. Recorded in 1872. Fruits are sweet to eat and also cook well. Good resistance to scab and mildew.

Synonyms:
Iosif Mush, Musch
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1996 - 023

  

Accession name
Joseph Musch
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
66.75 mm 1
Width
89.18 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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