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Schweizer Orange

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1935 at Eidg. Versuchsanstalt at Wadenswil, Switzerland. Released in 1955. Fruits have firm, creamy white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Schweizer Orangenapfel, Swiss Orange
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Ontario x Cox's Orange Pippin
Father to:
Goro
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
70.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped/mottled 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1956 - 014

  

Accession name
Schweizer Orange
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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