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Giant Geniton

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Oblong 2
Size
medium 2
Height
55.00mm 2
Width
64.00mm 2
Ribbing
absent 2
Ground Colour
Whitish green 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1953 - 150

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1950 from New Zealand. Fruits have fine, firm, crisp flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Accession name
Giant Geniton
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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