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Megumi

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1931 at Aomori Apple Experiment Station, Japan. It was named in 1948. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Ralls Janet x Jonathan

Accession No.
1953 - 009

  

Accession name
Megumi
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Oblong 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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

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