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Batul-alma

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in the early 1800s from Transylvania (Romania). Fruits have crisp flesh with a sweet to subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Batul, Batulin, Batullen, Batullenapfel, Brilliantovoe, Mela Batullen, Narancsalma, Patul, Patul galben, Pomme Batul, Pomme Batullen, Pomme de Transsylvanie, Pomme de Transylvania, Pomme de Transylvanie, Uvegalma
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Flat globose 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.00mm 2
Width
63.00mm 2
Ribbing
medium 2
Ground Colour
Yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Amount)
low 2
Russet
very low 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Coarseness
very fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1948 - 353

  

Accession name
Batul-Alma
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
12th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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