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Cola Gelata

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the early 1900s in the Giarrita-Petralia region of Italy. Fruits have slightly dry flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Gelata Cola
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cola Gelata x Cola
Mother to:
Cola Gelata

Accession No.
1958 - 128

  

Accession name
Cola Gelata
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Conical 1
Height
69.49 mm 1
Width
60.48 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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