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Maren Nis

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 135


Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from Denmark, but said to be an old variety. Fruits have rather soft, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Maren Nis
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
small 1
Narrow conical 1
strong 1
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
low 1
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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