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Kim

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by P. Bergendal in 1946 at Agricultural College, Balsgard, Sweden. It was introduced in the late 1970s. Fruits are crisp and juicy with a sweet and acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cortland x Ingrid Marie

Accession No.
1977 - 190

  

Accession name
Kim
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Dark Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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