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Boiken

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in Bremen, Germany and named after Dikewarden Boike. Known since 1828. Fruits have firm, fine-textured, juicy, acid flesh with very little flavour.

Synonyms:
Beuken, Birken, Birkin, Boiken Apfel, Boiken-alma, Boiken-Apfel, Boikenapfel, Boikenapple, Boikovo, Boikovo jablko, Bojkovo, Bolken, Jablko Boikovo, Pomme Boiken, Zlotka Boikena
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat 2
Size
large 2
Height
62.50mm 2
Width
76.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1927 - 021

  

Accession name
Boiken
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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