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Shinsei

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1930 at Aomori Apple Experiment Station, Japan. Named in 1948. Fruits have crisp, white flesh with a subacid and aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Early McIntosh
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
51.00mm 2
Width
57.00mm 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1953 - 002

  

Accession name
Shinsei
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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