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Kronprinz Rudolf

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated with I. Klochner, Steiermark, Austria from seed sown in 1863. Fruits have fine, soft flesh with a sweet subacid and perfumed flavour.

Synonyms:
Korunni Princ Rudolf, Kronprinz, Kronprinz Rudolf von Osterreich, Kronprinz Rudolph, Kronprinz Rudolph von Osterreich, Prince Imperial Rodolphe d'Autriche, Prince Rodolphe, Principe crediturio Rodolfo, Rudolf, Rudolf Koronac rokos
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
47.50mm 2
Width
54.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1951 - 186

  

Accession name
Kronprinz Rudolf
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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