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Lobo

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1898 at the Central Experimental Farm, Ottawa, Canada. It was introduced in Canada in 1910. Fruits have rather soft, fairly fine-textured, juicy flesh with a pleasant vinous flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
McIntosh x Unknown
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
64.00mm 2
Width
78.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
high-very high 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1979 - 171

  

Accession name
Lobo (LA 72A)
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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