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Astillisch

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1929 at the former Kaiser-Wilhelm Institut, Muncheberg, Germany. Fruits have soft, juicy flesh and can be rather acid.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Red Astrachan x Signe Tillisch

Accession No.
1967 - 002

  

Accession name
Astillisch
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1
Size
large 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Dark Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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