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Zoete Ermgaard

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the Netherlands. Known since 1864. Fruits have firm, crisp, coarse, dry, creamy white flesh with a sweet, slightly subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Sweet Ermgaard
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Narrow conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
62.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Juiciness
dry 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1944 - 046

  

Accession name
Zoete Ermgaard
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
20th MayFull (80%) flowering
29th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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