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Bietigheimer

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
2000 - 021

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1905 from Bunyard and Veitch. Fruits have crisp, acid flesh. Cooks well.

Accession name
Bietigheimer
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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