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Mahe

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1956 at Aomori Apple Experiment Station, Japan. Fruits are sweet with a perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Indo X Golden Delicious x McIntosh

Accession No.
1977 - 115

  

Accession name
Mahe
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Oblong 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Dark Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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