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Mere de Baia

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 688

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Romania. Fruits have crisp, coarse, creamy white flesh with a slightly sweet, subacid flavour.

Accession name
Mere de Baia
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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