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Muntenesti

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 645

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Romania. Fruits have compact, very white flesh with an acid flavour.

Accession name
Muntenesti
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
25th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Ribbing
medium-strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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