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Gruner Calviner

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
60.00mm 2
Width
65.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1951 - 178

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1951 from Germany. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Gruner Calviner
Flowering time  ›››
6th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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