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Karmijn de Sonnaville


Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1949 by P. de Sonnaville at IVT, Wageningen, The Netherlands. It was introduced in 1971. Fruits are crisp and juicy with a rich, aromatic flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1971 - 060


Accession name
Karmijn de Sonnaville
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
early october 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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