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Toyo

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Junichiro, Nishiya, Aomori Prefecture, Japan and introduced by them in 1935. Fruits have medium textured flesh with a moderately sweet, subacid and perfumed flavour.

Synonyms:
Orient
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Red Delicious x Unknown

Accession No.
1956 - 006

  

Accession name
Toyo
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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