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Runkel apple

Medium to large. Pink over green-yellow. Smooth and waxy with pronounced lenticels. Sweet, rich flavor. Very juicy, fairly crisp.

USDA identification images for Runkel

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

    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 - Apple
    • Parentage: Chance seedling
    • Originates from: Lincoln Park, Michigan, United States
    • Introduced: 1940


    • Country of origin: United States

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