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Molleskov

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originally found in about 1860 by A. Brun at Molleskoven near Ringstad, Denmark. Fruits have firm, fine, yellowish white flesh with a sweet, slightly subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Molleskovsapfel, Molleskow
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Ellipsoid 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
62.00mm 2
Width
65.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1927 - 008

  

Accession name
Molleskov
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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