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Craciunesti

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 640

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Romania. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Accession name
Craciunesti
Flowering time  ›››
30th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low-medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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