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Cavallotta

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 029

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1958 from Italy. Fruits have firm flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Cavallotta
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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