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Pfirsichroter Sommerapfel

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Thuringia, Germany. Described in the early 1800s. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a sweet subacid, aromatic flavour.

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Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Father to:
Broad globose conical 2
medium 2
50.00mm 2
56.50mm 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
very low 2
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1945 - 071


Accession name
Pfirsichroter Sommerapfel
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
4th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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