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Friedrich der Grosse

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be of German origin but received by the National Fruit Trials in 1947 from France. Fruits have fine, rather hard flesh with a sweet, subacid, nutty flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
62.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 326

  

Accession name
Friedrich der Grosse
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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