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Idagold

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Leif Verner, Idaho Agricultural Experiment Station, Moscow, Idaho, USA. It was selected in 1939 and introduced in 1944. Fruits have fine, soft flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Esopus Spitzenburg x Wagener
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1951 - 045

  

Accession name
Idagold
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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