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Dukat Spur

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A spur type clone of Dukat, producing larger fruit. Selected by A. Dvorak at the Plant Breeding Station, Techobuzice, Czechoslovakia. Fruits are sweet with rather coarse-textured flesh.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Cox's Orange Pippin

Accession No.
1982 - 257

  

Accession name
Dukat spur type
Flowering time  ›››
25th April10% flowering
28th AprilFull (80%) flowering
7th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
65.37 mm 1
Width
72.03 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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