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Vitgylling

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Northern Europe. Described in 1816. Fruits have crisp, yellowish flesh with an acid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1927 - 014

  

Accession name
Vitgylling
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late August 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled/washed out 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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