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Zomer Delicious

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at IVT, Wageningen, the Netherlands. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1966. Fruits have soft, juicy flesh with a sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1966 - 047

  

Accession name
Zomer Delicious
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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