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Simonffy Piros

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Hungary. Recorded in 1876. Fruits have firm, fine, greenish white flesh with a very sweet, subacid, perfumed, strawberry like flavour.

Synonyms:
Simonffy Roth
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 400

  

Accession name
Simonffy Piros
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Oblong 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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