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Lavina

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A chance seedling grown in the Modenese, Italy. Described in 1949 but thought to be much older. Fruits have firm, whitish flesh with a sweet, aromatic flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 143

  

Accession name
Lavina
Flowering time  ›››
13th May10% flowering
18th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
57.98 mm 1
Width
64.35 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Weak 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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