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Pero Dourado

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1952 - 031

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1952 from Portugal. Fruits have firm, fine flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Pero Dourada
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
17th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Oblong conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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