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Goro

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1951 at the Swiss Federal Research Station, Wadenswil. Named and released in 1973. Fruits have crisp, juicy flesh with an aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Schweizer Orange

Accession No.
1974 - 356

  

Accession name
Goro
Flowering time  ›››
15th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
27th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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