Malus domestica Borkh.
Thought to have originated in Sweden. Known in the mid 1700s and brought to notice by pomologist Eneroth in about 1850. Fruits have firm, coarse flesh with a sweet to subacid aromatic flavour.
Aakero, Akera, Akero galsaplple, Akero-apple, AkeroaebleAkeroapfel, Akeroaple, Akeroglasaplen, Apfel von Akero, Okera, Okere, Schmidt's Junkerapfel, Schmidts Junkerapfel
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Truncate conical 2
Whitish yellow 2
very low 2
1st May 10% flowering
7th May Full (80%) flowering
13th May 90% petal fall
Late August 1
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register