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Kitchovka

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1957 - 078

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1957 from Bulgaria. Fruits have firm, rather coarse flesh with a subacid and slightly sweet flavour.

Accession name
Kitchovka
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
57.83 mm 1
Width
63.98 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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