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Fukunishiki

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1933 at Aomori Apple Experiment Station, Japan. It was named in 1949. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a sweet, almost 'pear drop' flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Ralls Janet x Delicious
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
62.00mm 2
Width
69.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1953 - 001

  

Accession name
Fukunishiki
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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