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Orbai Alma

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Hungary. Recorded in 1882. Fruits have soft, coarse, greenish white flesh with a very acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Apfel von Orba, Magotlan, Orbaischer Apfel, Orbaiskaya verba-yablonya, Orbaiskaya Yablonya, Orbay-Alma, Orbayscher Apfel, Pomme Orbai, Waiden Apfel, Weiden Apfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 396

  

Accession name
Orbai Alma
Flowering time  ›››
1st May10% flowering
6th MayFull (80%) flowering
13th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Height
69.03 mm 1
Width
69.62 mm 1
Ribbing
medium-strong 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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