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Savstaholm

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A chance seedling found in 1851 by nurseryman C.F. Rydstrom, Savstaholm, Sodermanland, Sweden. Fruits have crisp, tender, rather coarse flesh with a subacid to slightly sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Apfel von Softaholm, Saefstaholm, Saefstaholm Rosenapple, Saefstaholm's Rosenapfel, Safstaholms Apfel, Safstaholms Rosenapfel, Safstaholms Rosenapple, Safstaholms-apple, Safstaholmsaple, Safstanholm, Saftsaholms, Satstaholm, Sevstaholm
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sports:
P.J. Bergius
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
58.50mm 2
Width
66.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Whitish green 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2

Accession No.
1927 - 003

  

Accession name
Savstaholm
Flowering time  ›››
28th April10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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