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Filippa Apple

Danish variety, from approx. 1880. Fra Fyn, Denmark. From seed from wild apple, plantet ​​by Filippa Johannsen, the daughter of a teacher Johannsen in Hunstrup on Fyn.

Filippa form successively large, and especially broad trees. The tree has, unlike other varieties a strong tendency to put flowers out at the head of its many thin branches. It gives the trees a hanging growth. It is medium fruitful. Filippa is a very hardy and easily cultivatable variety. The tree requires shelter, because the apples easily blows of.

Flowering is medium early. It is said that Filippa can pollinate all other apple trees.

Large fruit may occur, but rather small fruits are more frequently. The base color is green, which at maturity becoming yellow. Shadow fruits are without topcoat, while sun-drenched fruits can be orange, matt or shiny scarlet, there is often abrupt color transitions. The flesh is fine, white with green veins, juicy and appropriate acidic and with a pleasant aroma. Fragrant.

The apples are ready for picking from late September, they are durable and can be stored at least until February to March.

Filippa is a fine eating apple, and a good cooking apple. Good apple variety to the garden.





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