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Cola

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

An Italian variety known since the early 1900s. Fruits have firm, coarse flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Father to:
Cola Gelata

Accession No.
1958 - 129

  

Accession name
Cola
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Oblong 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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