The Fillipa Apple


Details in Danish

Danish name:
Filippa

Alternative Danish names:
Filippa Modertrę - WDPA site ID 334140

English name:
Common Apple

Latin name:
Malus domestica  

Locality:
Syddanmark, Svendborg Kommune
Hundstrup Gamle Skole. Filippa.
55;06.200N+10;25.883E

Google Earth coordinates:
55.10333 10.43138    Guide

Maximum age:
131

Status:
alive, weak

Growth form:
tree, monocormic

Legends:
The mother tree of Filippa. School teacher Johannsen named the apple after his daughter, Filippa (1864-1923). In 1877, she sowed the seeds of Filippa. In 1889, Filippa was awarded the best apple price by the Royal Danish Horticultural Society.

Comments:
Figures from 2008

Value:
PROTECTED, notable within the country

Web page:
http://www.fynhistorie.dk/node/1182

Reference:
World Commission on Protected Areas 2008
World Database on Protected Areas
http://sea.unep-wcmc.org/wdbpa/index.htm (from 2009: http://www.wdpa.org/)

Reported by:
Christensen, Knud Ib  (12-04-2008)

Validation:
Well documented  (12-04-2008)