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Tsugaru

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1930 at Aomori Apple Experiment Station, Japan. Introduced in 1975. Fruits have firm, juicy flesh with a mild, sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Unknown
Mother to:
Meku
Father to:
Michinoku

Accession No.
1981 - 115

  

Accession name
Tsugaru
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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