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Wolf River

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by W.A. Springer near Wolf River, Fremont County, Wisconsin, USA. First recorded in 1875. Fruits have white, tinged green, fine-textured, rather dry flesh with a moderately acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Alexander x Unknown
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
76.00mm 2
Width
108.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
medium-coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1943 - 005

  

Accession name
Wolf River
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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