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Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Triploid. Originated in the late 1700s in the Rhineland, Germany. Fruits have firm, coarse flesh with a subacid to slightly sweet flavour.

Anhalter, Bobovoe, Bobovoe bolsoe, Bohn Apfel, Bohn-alma, Bohn-Apfel, Bohnapfel Grosser, Bohnapfel Rheinischer, Bohnapfelgrosser Rheinischer, Bohnovo velke jablko, der grosse Bohnapfel, Ferro rosso, Grochowka, Grochowka ws ielka, Gros Bohn, Gros Bohnapfel, Gros-Bohn, Gross-Bohn, Grossa di Bohn, Grosse Rheinischer, Grosser Bohn Apfel, Grosser Bohnapfel, Grosser Rheinischer Bohn, Grosser Rheinischer Bohn Apfel, Grosser Rheinischer Bohnapfel, Grosser Rhenisch Bohnapfel, Jackerle, Nagy Bohn alma, Pomme Bohn, Pomme Haricot, Pomme-Bohn, Reinskoe bobovoe, Rheinischer Bohnapfel, Salzhauser Rheinischer, Strymka, Wax Apple, Weisser Bohn Apfel, Weisser Bohnapfel
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Oblong 2
medium-large 2
67.50mm 2
67.00mm 2
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 679


Accession name
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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