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Mount Rainier

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be of Dutch origin. In existence in 1929. Fruits have fine, crisp, yellowish flesh with a very sweet, aromatic flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Truncate conical 2
medium 2
strong 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
crisp 2
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 740


Accession name
Mount Rainier
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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