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Arlet

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at the Federal Agricultural Research Station, Wadenswil, Switzerland. Received by the National Fruit Collection, Brogdale in 1995. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy with a slightly perfumed flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Idared

Accession No.
1994 - 040

  

Accession name
Arlet
Flowering time  ›››
18th April10% flowering
20th AprilFull (80%) flowering
1st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
69.69 mm 1
Width
75.17 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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