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Apple (Malus) Holstein
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Description: Holstein is a distinctly heavy, triploid late-keeping apple. Intense rich, aromatic flavour. Orange red flush, red stripes over gold, russet dots. Some patches, veins. Medium-large sized with a flat base and slightly lobsided, sometimes 5 crowned. Stalk short and thick, cavity medium. Prone to frost damage. Like excellent Ribston Pippin in taste and large Cox in appearance. Stronger, sharper than Cox; more coarsely textured.

History: Discovered and raised in Germany in 1918 by Vahldik, a teacher in Eutin, Holstein.

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Uses for this variety

Good Eater Eating

Fruit attributes

Flowering group 3 Flowering group 3
Triploid Triploid
Suitable for juicing Suitable for juicing
Picking month Late September Picking month Late September
Stores until January Stores until January