Skip to main content.

Copyright Information

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Zigeunerin

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Rote Zigeunerin, Zigeunerinapfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
63.00mm 2
Width
65.50mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Coarseness
coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1957 - 253

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1939 from the Netherlands. Fruits have rather coarse flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Zigeunerin
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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