The Ingrid Marie Apple


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Ingrid Marie

Alternative Danish names:
Ingrid Marie - WDPA site ID 336553

English name:
Common Apple

Latin name:
Malus domestica  

Locality:
Syddanmark, Assens Kommune
Høed Gamle Skole, Ebberupvej 37, 5620 Glamsbjerg (mellem Voldtofte og Ebberup). Ingrid Marie.
55;14,296N+10;02,387E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.23826 10.03979    Guide

Maximum age:
85

Status:
alive

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
In 1910, an apple seed germinated in the garden of school teacher Madsen. 5 years later it bore apples of an unknown kind, probably a Cox Orange x Filippa hybrid. Madsen named the new apple after his deceased daughter Ingrid Marie.

Comments:
Figures from 1995.

Value:
PROTECTED, notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.aebletoften.dk/aebler/IngridMarie.htm

Reference:
Qvistorff, H.V. 1995
Berømte danske træer. 66 træer og deres historie, side 96pp, Danmarks Radios Forlag. København

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (16-03-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (16-03-2008)