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Steirischer Roter Marschansker

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Appears to be a form of Steirischer Marschansker. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1951 from Germany. Fruits have firm, crisp, slightly coarse, greenish white flesh with a slightly sweet, subacid and slightly aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 201

Accession name
Steirischer Roter Marschansker
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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