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Spaanse Keiing

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in East Flanders, Belgium. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948. Fruits have firm, rather coarse, whitish flesh with an acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 599

  

Accession name
Spaanse Keiing
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Oblong 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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