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Vicking

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Parentage includes Jonathan, Delicious, Williams Early Red, Early McIntosh and Starr. Raised by nurseryman G.W. Gurney, Yankton, South Dakota, USA. Introduced in 1925. Fruits have soft, juicy flesh.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Parentage:
Complex - see description x Complex - see description

Accession No.
1994 - 048

  

Accession name
Vicking
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Height
58.42 mm 1
Width
68.03 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Dark Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high-very high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
absent 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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