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Rheinischer Krummstiel

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Germany. Described in 1821. Fruits have firm, crisp, fine, white tinged green flesh with a subacid and slightly sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Gestriefte Romer, Pomme du Rhin a queue courbee
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Ellipsoid 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
75.50mm 2
Width
73.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1951 - 054

  

Accession name
Rheinischer Krummstiel
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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