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Stafner Rosen

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to be of American origin. Described in 1924. Fruits have firm, fine, greenish white flesh with a sweet, subacid, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Rose de Staefa, Rose de Stafa, Stafner Rosenapfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1947 - 096

  

Accession name
Stafner Rosen
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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