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Vlaanderens Roem Rode Boskoop

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 605

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Belgium. Fruits have soft, fine, creamy white flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Accession name
Vlaanderens Roem Rode Boskoop
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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