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Dukat

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

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

Accession No.
1974 - 203

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1974 from Czechoslovakia. Fruits have rather coarse-textured flesh with a very sweet flavour.

Accession name
Dukat
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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