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Prince Nicolas

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1949 - 113

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1949 from Switzerland. Fruits have firm, fine, crisp, greenish white flesh with a slightly sweet flavour.

Accession name
Prince Nicolas
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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