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Minnehaha

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at the University of Minnesota Fruit Breeding Farm, Excelsior. Introduced in 1920. Fruits have rather soft, coarse flesh with a subacid, slightly sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Mallinda x Unknown
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
62.50mm 2
Width
73.00mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1951 - 024

  

Accession name
Minnehaha
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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