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Birgit Bonnier

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in Sweden and named after the wife of publisher Albert Bonnier. Fruits have a pleasant flavour. This variety has some resistance to scab and mildew.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Parentage:
Cortland x Lord Lambourne

Accession No.
2000 - 118

  

Accession name
Birgit Bonnier
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
dry 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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