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Thurgauer Weinapfel

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Thurgau, Switzerland. Known in Thurgau since the 1860's. Fruits have firm, crisp, coarse, yellowish flesh with a sweet-sour, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Kleiner Weinapfel, Petite Vineuse, Vineuse de Thurgovie
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
small-medium 2
Height
47.50mm 2
Width
55.00mm 2
Ribbing
very weak 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Dark Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 615

  

Accession name
Thurgauer Weinapfel
Flowering time  ›››
28th April10% flowering
1st MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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