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State Fair

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1949 by W.H. Alderman at the University of Minnesota Horticulture Research Centre, Excelsior, USA. Fruits are crisp and juicy with an aromatic flavour. A very hardy variety, trees withstanding winter temperatures of minus 40

Synonyms:
Statefair
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Mantet x Oriole

Accession No.
1984 - 027

  

Accession name
Statefair
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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