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Munster Tulip

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Ireland. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950. Fruits have firm, tender, fine, white flesh with a slightly acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1950 - 074

  

Accession name
Munster Tulip
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
52.49 mm 1
Width
65.80 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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