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Gyogyi piros

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated either in Romania or Hungary. It was recorded in 1860. Fruits have fairly firm, fine flesh with a subacid and slightly sweet flavour.

Gyogyer roter, Roter Gyogger, Royii de Geoagiu
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 368


Accession name
Gyogyi Piros
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
medium 1
Truncate conical 1
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
crisp 1
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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