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Geneva Ontario

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Tetraploid. A sport of Ontario having larger fruit. It was found in the orchard of New York state Agricultural Experiment Station, Geneva, USA. Fruits have rather coarse, soft flesh with a subacid and sweet flavour.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Sport of Ontario

Accession No.
1966 - 002


Accession name
Geneva Ontario (NY)
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
large 1
Broad globose conical 1
strong 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/solid flush 1
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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