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Kyokko

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1931 at Aomori Apple Experiment Station, Japan. It was named in 1948. Fruits have fine, soft flesh with a sweet almost insipid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Ralls Janet x McIntosh
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
small-medium 2
Height
58.00mm 2
Width
57.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
medium-high 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1953 - 004

  

Accession name
Kyokko
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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