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Holstein

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Triploid. Raised or discovered by Vahldik, a teacher in Eutin, Holstein, Germany in about 1918. Fruits have firm, slightly coarse-textured, juicy, sweet flesh with a little acidity and a rich aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Holstein Cox, Holsteiner Cox, Holsteiner Gelber Cox, Vahldiks Cox Seedling No. III
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Material held in the Marcher Apple Network collections (Donnington)
Sports:
Holstein NFT Sport
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
72.00mm 2
Width
76.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2

Accession No.
1979 - 163

  

Accession name
Holstein (LA 69A)
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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