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Mandan

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by William A. Oitto, Northern Great Plains Research Center, Mandan, North Dakota, USA. It was introduced in 1965. Fruits have firm, crisp, very juicy, yellowish flesh with a mildly subacid and good flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Duchess x Starking

Accession No.
1974 - 063

  

Accession name
Mandan
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
58.42 mm 1
Width
62.73 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
absent 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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