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Kosmonaut

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Haptmanova

Accession No.
1974 - 204

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1974 from Czechoslovakia. Fruits have soft, juicy flesh.

Accession name
Kosmonaut
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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