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President Boudewijn

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1935 at the Horticultural Laboratory, Wageningen, The Netherlands. It was introduced in 1952. Fruits have greenish white flesh with a subacid, sweet, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Jonathan x Cox's Orange Pippin

Accession No.
1955 - 015

  

Accession name
President Boudewijn
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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