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Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A dark red sport of Belle de Boskoop. Fruits have firm, coarse-textured, sweet and acid flesh with an aromatic flavour.

Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.

Accession No.
1989 - 041


Accession name
Flowering time  ›››
24th April10% flowering
26th AprilFull (80%) flowering
10th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
large 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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