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Koningin Juliana

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1935 at the Horticultural Laboratory, Wageningen, The Netherlands. It was introduced in 1952. Fruits have firm, medium textured flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Reinette Rouge Etoilee x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
56.50mm 2
Width
67.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked/mottled 2
Russet
very low 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1955 - 006

  

Accession name
Koningin Juliana
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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