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Michinoku

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Japan. Fruits have crisp, juicy, sweet flesh with good flavour.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Parentage:
Kitakami x Tsugaru

Accession No.
1984 - 114

  

Accession name
Michinoku
Flowering time  ›››
26th April10% flowering
30th AprilFull (80%) flowering
8th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
52.41 mm 1
Width
62.88 mm 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
juicy-very 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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