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Freiherr von Berlepsch

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1880 in Grevenbroich, Rheinland, Germany by Diedrich Uhlhorn junior. Fruits have crisp flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Baron Barlepsh, Baron de Berlepsch, Berlepsch, Berlepsch's Gold-Reinette, Berlepsch's Goldreinette, Berlepschova reneta, Berlepschs Goldrenette, Freiherr von Berlepsch Gold- Reinette, Gold-Reinette Freiherr von Berlepsch, Goldrenette Freiherr von Berlepsch, Reinette dorTe de Berlepsch, Reinette Freiherr von Berlepsch, Renet Berlepsch, Renet zolotoi Berlepsha
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Ananas Reinette x Ribston Pippin
Father to:
Anna Boelens
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
medium-high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1947 - 084

  

Accession name
Freiherr von Berlepsch
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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