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Prinses Margriet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1935 at the Horticultural Laboratory, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Introduced in 1955. Fruits have cream tinged green flesh with an acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Jonathan x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
58.50mm 2
Width
67.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Russet
low 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1955 - 002

  

Accession name
Prinses Margriet
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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