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Estiva

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1957 at INRA, Angers, France. Fruits are crisp, juicy and slightly acid with some perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Usta Gorria x Red McIntosh

Accession No.
1973 - 104

  

Accession name
Estiva
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
57.73 mm 1
Width
74.33 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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