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Skovfoged

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Denmark. Known in the early 1800s. Fruits have firm, fine, rather dry flesh with a subacid and slightly sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Holzvogt Apfel von Lov, Rodt Gauneaeble, Skogsfogedaeble fra Lov, Skogsfogedeapple, Skovfogeable, Skovfogedaeble, Skovfogedaeble fra Lou
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Narrow conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
65.00mm 2
Width
63.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1927 - 005

  

Accession name
Skovfoged
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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