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Kalco

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised at the former Kaiser-Wilhelm Institut, Muncheberg, Germany. It was received by the National Fruit Trials in 1967. Fruits have a sweet, subacid, aromatic flavour.

Synonyms:
Carola
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Cox's Orange Pippin x Unknown

Accession No.
1967 - 003

  

Accession name
Kalco
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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