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Gian Andre

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 028

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1958 from Italy. Fruits have firm, fine, tender flesh with an insipid flavour.

Accession name
Gian Andre
Flowering time  ›››
16th May10% flowering
21st MayFull (80%) flowering
28th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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