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Honeygold

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1935 at the University of Minnesota, Horticultural Research Centre. It was introduced in 1969. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Haralson

Accession No.
1976 - 002

  

Accession name
Honeygold (MM106)
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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