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Antonovka

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A Russian variety which arose in Kursk. Recorded in 1826. Fruits are crisp and juicy with an acid flavour. Cooks well.

Synonyms:
Antenovka, Antoni, Antonifka, Antonovca, Antonovka obiknovennaia, Antonovka obyknovennaya, Antonovka prostaya, Antonovskoe yabloko, Antonowka, Antonowka Zwykla, Antony, Bergamot, Cinnamon, Dukhovoe, German Calville, King of the Steppe, Nalivia, Possart's Nalivia, Possarts Moskauer Nalivia, Possarts Nalivia, Russian Gravenstein, Vargul
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Mother to:
Slavyanka
Pobeda Chernenko
Siugisdesert

Accession No.
1948 - 666

  

Accession name
Antonovka
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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