Very unusual large August Apple – Filippa Anka

Filippa Anka is a cross, of Filippa x Transparente blanche. The variety originated in Denmark, where it is still grown, bu on a rare basis. The apple is a dessert/culinary apple.

Filippa Anka is mature for harvesting late August to early September. For an early apple the fruit is quite large, and is 10cm long x 8cm diameter. The flesh is very juicy with a strong sweetness, weak acidity and much aroma. The apple stores for a short time.

 

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