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Minjon

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at the University of Minnesota Fruit Breeding Farm, Excelsior, USA. Introduced in 1942. Fruits have rather soft, coarse flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Wealthy x Jonathan
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
small-medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
55.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1951 - 060

  

Accession name
Minjon
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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