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Mio

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1932 at the Horticultural Research Station, Alnarp, Sweden by Emil Johansson. Fruits have soft, white tinged pink flesh with a rather insipid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Worcester Pearmain x Oranier Pepelin
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
58.50mm 2
Width
68.50mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish green 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1955 - 066

  

Accession name
Mio
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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