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Meku

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1959 at Aomori Apple Experiment Station, Japan. Fruits are sweet and juicy.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Tsugaru x American Summer Pearmain

Accession No.
1977 - 116

  

Accession name
Meku
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Oblong conical 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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