The Apple world has more to offer than Elstar, Granny Smith, Topaz and Golden Delicious. About 2500 old Apple varieties in Germany. As the Hessian pomologists club began in 2003 in order to elect annually a “Hessian local places”, in order to preserve the local varieties of apples contribute to, national spokesman Werner Nussbaum of about 25 to 30 of these rare varieties, the there is in the state of Hesse. “In the meantime, more than 80 varieties are known to us,” says Nussbaum. And still new ones are added, the owner of the old trees in gardens, especially on orchards and meadows to discover.

Mechthild Harting

editor in the Rhein-Main-Zeitung.

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Already to their name sake it would be a shame if Apple would disappear places. The “Hessian local places of 2019” is the veal, Apple, which, admittedly, is not very attractive sounds. The local places of 2018 had carried the name of “glory from Kelsterbach” – something more Beautiful can wish for a municipality. Accordingly, it is often the city of Kelsterbach has given away the Apple.

Not through breeding, arose

in 2016, had been awarded the weilburger, 2014 the father of Apple with or without stem nose, and in 2007, the Klopp Heimer Streifling. An Apple that used to be sold in the fruit markets in Wiesbaden and Mainz up in the Winter. It owes its name to the present-day district of Wiesbaden and the up today for the place of the typical fruit orchards.

First, the “Hessian local places” was 2003, the hypocrisy Heimer snow Apple. As with many of these variants, the seedlings are almost all Random, so it is not through breeding, arose, contains the Name as an addition to the place where the strain was discovered. In the case of the snow Apple it is the Central Hessian municipality of Heuchelheim, Germany. It is believed that the mother tree stood on the site of the heuchelberg Heimer kindergarten.