Crown Prince Rudolf

Crown Prince Rudolf

Family:
Rosaceae – Rose family
Species:
Malus domestica

Origin

It is the oldest variety of styrian apple that is actually a coincidence seedling. To honour the heir to the throne it was named after the Crown Prince Rudolf of Austria-Hungary and was first introduced in the world exhibition of 1873.

Fruit

It is a small to medium sized apple that is flattened and round in shape with firm flesh. The shade is a greenish primary colour with an opaque coloured sun-lateral red face.

Flavour

It is finely spiced with a refreshing sourish and juicy taste.

Maturity

From the middle to the end of September.

Storage

In cold storage until the end of December and can be put in CA storage until the end of March.