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Shinko

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1931 at Aomori Apple Experiment Station, Japan. Fruits have crisp, greenish white flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Ralls Janet x Jonathan
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
57.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1953 - 006

  

Accession name
Shinko
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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