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Hazen

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in Mandan, North Dakota, USA by Neal S. Holland at the Department of Horticulture, North Dakota State University, Fargo, and USDA. Introduced in 1980. It was named after the nearby town Hazen and Dean Arlon Hazen, the Director of North Dakota Experiment Station. Fruits have fairly firm, slightly coarse, juicy flesh with a mild, subacid flavour. Said to be fairly resistant to Fireblight.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Duchess x Starking

Accession No.
1981 - 026

  

Accession name
Hazen
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
52.68 mm 1
Width
61.83 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
very low 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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