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Horskreiger

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Origin unknown but recorded in 1831. Fruits have tender, crisp, white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 098

  

Accession name
Horskreiger
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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