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Nasona

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated near Modena, Italy. It was described in 1949 but older than this. Fruits have fine, crisp, creamy white flesh with a slightly sweet, slightly subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Jusfet de Sezar, Pom de Sezar
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 155

  

Accession name
Nasona
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Oblong conical 1
Height
72.45 mm 1
Width
67.80 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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