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Hamvas alma

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 370

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Hungary. Fruits have fairly fine, soft flesh with a sweetish subacid flavour.

Accession name
Hamvas Alma
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium-high 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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