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Directeur van de Plassche

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1935 at the Institute for Horticultural Plant Breeding, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Fruits are juicy with a slightly subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Jonathan

Accession No.
1955 - 014

  

Accession name
Directeur van de Plassche
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
60.10 mm 1
Width
67.03 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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