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Balder

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1950 by A.A. Schaap at the Institute of Horticultural Plant Breeding, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Fruits are very similar to James Grieve.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
James Grieve x Irish Peach
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2

Accession No.
1966 - 044

  

Accession name
Balder
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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