Hogg: (info. located by M.W.)
Api Etoille (Pomme Etoillee; Sternapfel)
This is a variety of the Api, from which it is distinguished by being very
much flattened, and furnished with five very prominent angles on the sides,
which give it the appearance of a star, hence its name. Skin, of a deep
yellow on the shaded side, and reddish orange next the sun. It is a
well-flavoured apple, but only of second-rate quality; and ripens about the
middle or end of September.
Note from ND - the star-shape is extremely unusual. Would be an interesting apple to grow.
Pictures (click on small images for detail):
The smaller apple is Crittenden, an ornamental crab. Reinhard sent the fruit picture; many thanks.
compiled by Nigel Deacon / Diversity website
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