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Elektra

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Prof. M. Schmidt at the Agricultural Research Station, Munchenberg, Germany. Fruits have firm, juicy, sweet flesh with a good Cox-like flavour.

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

Accession No.
1977 - 092

  

Accession name
Elektra
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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