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Rubin

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at the University of Agriculture, Prague, Czechoslovakia. Selected by O. Louda in 1960. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy.

Availability
Material in the National Fruit Collection not currently available.
Parentage:
Lord Lambourne x Golden Delicious
Sports:
Bohemia

Accession No.
1978 - 135

  

Accession name
Rubin
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
61.56 mm 1
Width
75.64 mm 1
Ribbing
absent 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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