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Luzhanka

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1975 - 344

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1975 from the Vavilov Institute, St Petersburg, Russia. Fruits have soft, yellow, rather acid flesh with a rich flavour.

Accession name
Luzhanka
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
5th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large-very large 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Height
69.82 mm 1
Width
86.71 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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