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Signe Tillisch

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1866 by Councillor Tillisch and named after his daughter. First described in 1889. Fruits have loose, soft, creamy white flesh with a sweet, subacid, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Signe Tillish, Sini Tillis
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Calville Blanc d'Hiver x Unknown
Father to:
Astillisch
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
large 2
Height
75.00mm 2
Width
84.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish Yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1927 - 007

  

Accession name
Signe Tillisch
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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