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Legana

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in about 1940 by J. Bulman, Legana, Tasmania, Australia. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a sweet, subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Democrat x Delicious

Accession No.
1952 - 225

  

Accession name
Legana
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
57.78 mm 1
Width
64.69 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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