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Aori

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at Aomori Apple Experimental Station, Japan. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1977. Fruits are very sweet and tend to have a tough skin.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Toko x Richared Delicious

Accession No.
1977 - 114

  

Accession name
Aori
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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