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Citron d'Hiver (Swiss)

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated from Valais, Switzerland. Described in 1925. Fruits have crisp flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Welsch Nageliapfel, Winterzitrone
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 100

  

Accession name
Citron d'Hiver (Swiss)
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
58.73 mm 1
Width
69.11 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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