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Murasaki

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1935 at Aomori Apple Experiment Station, Japan. Fruits have firm, crisp, greenish white flesh with a subacid and aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Jonathan x Delicious

Accession No.
1953 - 003

  

Accession name
Murasaki
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp-very crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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