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White Transparent

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Introduced to Western Europe in the mid 1800s from Russia or the Baltic States. Fruits have white, rather coarse-textured flesh with an acid and a little sweet flavour. Soon becomes woolly and dry.

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Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Mother to:
Early McIntosh
Father to:

Accession No.
2000 - 096


Accession name
White Transparent
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late July 1
medium 1
Truncate conical 1
weak-medium 1
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
very low 1
Medium 1
crisp 1
coarse 1
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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