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Limoncella

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

First described in 1831. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1973 from Italy. Fruits have tough flesh with a very sweet flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1973 - 052

  

Accession name
Limoncella
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
15th MayFull (80%) flowering
24th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Conical 1
Height
54.21 mm 1
Width
53.61 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
very low 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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