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Ozark Gold

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Mountain Grove Fruit Experiment Station, Missouri, USA. Introduced in 1970. Fruits have firm flesh with a mild, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Red Delicious X Conrad

Accession No.
1971 - 052

  

Accession name
Ozark Gold
Flowering time  ›››
17th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Oblong conical 1
Height
73.20 mm 1
Width
75.90 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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