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Meri de Saminta

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
59.00mm 2
Width
68.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Brown 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
mottled 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Medium 2
Coarseness
medium-coarse 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 642

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Romania. Fruits have firm, somewhat coarse, greenish white flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Meri de Saminta
Flowering time  ›››
11th May10% flowering
17th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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