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Essching

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A Belgium variety, local to West Flanders. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948. Fruits have crisp flesh, with an acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1948 - 603

  

Accession name
Essching
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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