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Prins Bernhard

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1935 at the Horticultural Laboratory, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Fruits have firm, fine, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

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

Accession No.
1955 - 005

  

Accession name
Prins Bernhard
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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