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Clivia

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised by Prof. M. Schmidt at the Agricultural Research Station, Munchenberg, Brandenburg, Germany. Introduced in 1961. Fruits have a flavour very like Cox's Orange Pippin.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Geheimrat Doktor Oldenburg x Cox's Orange Pippin
Mother to:
Pikkolo
Renora

Accession No.
1977 - 091

  

Accession name
Clivia
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


References:
1. NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.
2. Smith, M. (1971) National Apple Register