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Gambafina

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in about 1900 near Carraglio, province of Cuneo, Italy. Fruits have soft, greenish white flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 041

  

Accession name
Gambafina
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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