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Weigelts Zinszahler

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Rotfranch, Swedenborgs Muskatrenette
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 212

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1951 from the Research Station at Jork, Germany. Fruits have firm, crisp, fine, creamy white flesh with a slightly sweet, subacid and slightly rich flavour.

Accession name
Weigelts Zinszahler
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/solid flush 1
Russet
high 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Crunch
crumbly-medium 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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