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Zhigulevskoe

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Duchess of Oldenburg x Wagenar Prizovoe

Accession No.
1976 - 108

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1976 from Pavlovsk Experiment Station, Vavilov Institute, St Petersburg, Russia. Fruits have soft, juicy flesh.

Accession name
Zhigulevskoe
Flowering time  ›››
27th April10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
66.64 mm 1
Width
78.95 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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