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Bodil Neergaard

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Discovered in about 1850 by nurseryman Anderson at Flintinge, Lolland, Denmark. Fruits have a sweet, aromatic/vinous flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1927 - 004

  

Accession name
Bodil Neergaard
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Conical 1
Height
73.53 mm 1
Width
67.85 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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