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Groninger Kroon

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in The Netherlands. It was introduced to England by Newman Collard, Liss, Hampshire. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1944. Fruits have very fine, very firm flesh with a slightly sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Groningen Kroon
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
very fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1944 - 048

  

Accession name
Groninger Kroon
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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