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Durello

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

An apple of Italian origin. It was described in 1949 but is thought to be much older. Fruits have firm flesh with a sweet, subacid, slightly perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 141

  

Accession name
Durello
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Flat 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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