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P.J. Bergius

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A more highly coloured sport of Savstaholm. Originated in Sweden. Fruits have crisp, pink tinged flesh with a subacid to slightly sweet flavour.

Red Savstaholm
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of Savstaholm
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2

Accession No.
1927 - 009


Accession name
P.J. Bergius
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early August 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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