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Prinses Marijke

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1935 at the Horticultural Laboratory, Wageningen, The Netherlands. Introduced in 1952. Fruits have fine, firm, tender flesh with a fairly sweet, subacid, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Jonathan x Cox's Orange Pippin
Shape
Flat 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
55.50mm 2
Width
70.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Purple 2
Russet
low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1955 - 004

  

Accession name
Prinses Marijke
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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