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Present van Holland

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Present of Holland
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Present van Engeland x Brabant Bellefleur
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
small-medium 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1945 - 078

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1945 from The Netherlands. Fruits have firm, coarse, white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Present van Holland
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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