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Banziger

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

An American variety which was introduced in about 1890 to Switzerland as 'Amerikaner'. Fruits have sweet, softish flesh.

Synonyms:
Amerikaner, I'Americaine, Simonler
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Narrow conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
65.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 095

  

Accession name
Banziger
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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