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Astrachan Large Fruited

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Found in the 1850s near Stockholm, Sweden by E. Lindgren and introduced by him in the early 1860s. Fruits have firm, cream flesh with a sweet and subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Klarapple, Lindgrens Astrakan, Stor Klar Astrakan
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
White Astrachan x Unknown
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
62.00mm 2
Width
70.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1927 - 017

  

Accession name
Astrachan Large Fruited
Flowering time  ›››
28th April10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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