Skip to main content.

Copyright Information

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Roter Eiserapfel

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Germany in the early 1700s. Fruits have very hard, fine, creamy white flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Arsapple, Bamberger, Braunsilien apfel, Braunsilienapfel, Cristapfel, der rothe drei Jahre dauernde Streifling, Doppelder Paradiesapfel, Doppelter Paradies, Drei Jahr dauernder Mutterapfel, Drei Jahr dauernder Streifling, Drei Jahre dauern der Streifling, Drei Jahre dauernder, Durable Trois Ans, Duracinum acido dulce, Eiser, Eiser rote, Eiser Rouge, Elizer rosu, Erythromelum diu durans, Fier rosu, Fragone, Herzapfel, Hunt's Royal Red, Jarnapple, Jeptiska, Kalusapfel, Kloserapfel, Kloster Apfel, Kohlapfel, Krasnii jelesniak, Krasnoe Aizera, Krasnoe sivera, Krasnoe zheleznoe, Krasnyi zheleznyak, Mahrenholz, Mela Dura Rossa, Mohrenbordorfer, Mohrenborsdorder, Mohrenkopf, Mohrenstettiner, Nagelsapfel, Paradies Apfel, Paradiesapfel, Pomme Eiser Rouge, Pomme rouge ravee, Rageleapfel, Rahm Apfel, Rahmapfel, Red Eisen, Rodt arsapple, Roode dubbelde Paradys-Appel, Rossa di Eiser, Rote Eiserapfel, Roter Bach, Roter Calvillartiger Suss Apfel, Roter Calvillartiger Winter Suss Apfel, Roter Calvillartiger Winter Sussapfel, Roter drei Jahre dauernder Streifling, Roter Eiser, Roter Eiser Apfel, Roter Jahrapfel, Roter Krieger, Roter Paradiesapfel, Roter Winter Calvill Suss Apfel, Roter Winter Calvill Sussapfel, Rother Bachapfel, Rother Backapfel, Rother Calvillartiger Sussapfel, Rother Calvillartiger Wintersussapfel, Rother drei Jahre dauernder Streifling, Rother Eiser, Rother Eiserapfel, Rother Wintercalvillsussapfel, Rott Jarnapple, Rouge Ravee, Rouge ravee durable trois ans, Schornsteinfeger, Schorsteinfeger, Tartos Piros Alma, Treckhletnee, Zelezne jablko, Zelezniac, Zelezniak
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Conical 2
medium 2
54.00mm 2
58.50mm 2
medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
low 2
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1948 - 662


Accession name
Roter Eiserapfel
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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