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Atalanta (Netherlands)

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1935 by Professor Sprenger at Wageningen, The Netherlands. Fruits have firm flesh with an aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Atalanta
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Reinette Rouge Etoilee x Cox's Orange Pippin

Accession No.
1955 - 013

  

Accession name
Atalanta (Netherlands)
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
66.73 mm 1
Width
68.29 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
absent 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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