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Prinses Beatrix

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

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

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

Accession No.
1955 - 003

  

Accession name
Prinses Beatrix
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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