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Boiken apple

Medium-sized fruit, skin smooth and yellowish with red cheek. Flesh firm and fine grained. Refreshing, sprightly, subacid flavor.

Boiken identification images

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USDA identification images for Boiken

The identification paintings in the USDA Pomological Watercolor Collection span the years 1886 to 1942.

  • Year: 1916

  • Year: 1905

  • Year: 1905

  • Year: 1922

Citation: U.S. Department of Agriculture Pomological Watercolor Collection. Rare and Special Collections, National Agricultural Library, Beltsville, MD 20705.

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  • Species: Malus domestica
  • Introduced: 1828 or earlier


  • Picking season: Very late
  • Cropping: Good
  • Keeping (of fruit): 1-2 months


  • Flowering group: 4
  • Ploidy: Diploid


  • Country of origin: Germany
  • Period of origin: 1800 - 1849

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  • Apples of England (1948)
    Author: Taylor

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