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Domnesc

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be from Iasi, Moldavia, Romania. First recorded in 1831. Fruits have coarse, soft flesh with a fairly acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Basilico, de Moldavie, der Gotterapfel, Dominechti, Dominechty de Moldavie, Domineschta, Domineschter, Domineschti, Domineschty, Domineshty moldavskoe, Dominetscher, Dominisca, Dominiska, Dominiski, Domneschti, Domnesty, Gospodskoe, Goterapfel, Gotter Apfel, Gotterapfel, Grosser Domineschty aus Bender, Hernapfel, Herrapfel, Herrenapfel, Herrnapfel, Moldauer Furstenapfel, Moldauer Gotterapfel, Moldauischer Fuersterapfel, Moldauischer Herrnapfel, Moldavier Gotterapfel, Pomme de Moldavie, Pomme de Seigneur, Vasilico
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 103

  

Accession name
Domnesc
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
70.48 mm 1
Width
87.67 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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