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Horei

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1931 at Aomori Apple Experiment Station, Japan. Introduced in 1949. Fruits have very firm flesh with a fairly sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Ralls Janet x Golden Delicious
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
54.00mm 2
Width
53.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1953 - 014

  

Accession name
Horei
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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