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Wijcik

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A bud mutation of McIntosh producing a more compact, erect and rigid tree. Originated in Kelowna, British Columbia, Canada by Anthony Wijcik. Fruits have rather soft, very juicy flesh with a sweet and pleasant vinous flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Fameuse or Saint Lawrence x Unknown

Accession No.
1984 - 137

Accession name
Wijcik
Flowering time  ›››
27th April10% flowering
29th AprilFull (80%) flowering
7th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
47.58 mm 1
Width
61.58 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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