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Berner Rosen

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered by nurseryman Daepp of Oppligen, Switzerland. First fruited in 1888. Fruits have fine, greenish white tinged red flesh with a subacid, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Berner Rosenapfel, Berner Rosenæble, Bernska rozova, Bernské růžové, Bernské růžové nové, Bernskoe rozovoe, BernskT ruzovT, Neuer Berner Rosenapfel, Nouvelle Rose de Berne, Pomme Rose de Berne, Rose de Berne, Roz de Berna, Rozanka bernenska, Rozovoe bernskoe
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.50mm 2
Width
62.50mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1947 - 067

  

Accession name
Berner Rosen
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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