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Bessemyanka Michurina

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1912 by I.V. Michurin at Michurinsk, Russia. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Skrizhapel x Komsin Bessemyanka

Accession No.
1976 - 103

  

Accession name
Bessemyanka Michurina (MMI06)
Flowering time  ›››
28th April10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
59.74 mm 1
Width
70.20 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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