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Finkenwerder Prinz

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in about 1860 on the island of Finkenwerder in the Elbe near Hamburg, Germany. Fruits have fairly firm, fairly fine flesh with a sweet, subacid, slightly aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Finkenwerder, Finkenwerder Herbstprinz, Finkenwerder Prinzenapfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
67.50mm 2
Width
71.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
fine-medium 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1951 - 196

  

Accession name
Finkenwerder Prinz
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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