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Diana

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1967 - 066

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1967 from Yugoslavia via Scotland. Fruits have sweet, soft, juicy flesh with a McIntosh type flavour.

Accession name
Diana
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
60.64 mm 1
Width
67.80 mm 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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