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Jan Steen

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at the Plant Breeding Laboratory, Wageningen, The Netherlands. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1955. Fruits have fairly crisp, fine flesh with a slightly acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Sternreinette (Reinette Rouge Etoilee) x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
60.50mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1955 - 009

  

Accession name
Jan Steen
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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