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Prinzen Apfel

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Germany. Known in the 1700s. Fruits have fairly fine, tender, firm, yellowish-white flesh with a slightly sweet, subacid flavour.

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Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Ellipsoid 2
medium-large 2
76.00mm 2
70.50mm 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
low 2
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 050


Accession name
Prinzen Apfel
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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