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Lappio

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Sicily, Italy. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1958. Fruits have firm, yellowish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 130

  

Accession name
Lappio
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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