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Pladei

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium-large 2
Height
61.50mm 2
Width
75.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Over Colour (Amount)
very low 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
streaked 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Strong 2
Crunch
crisp 2
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 2

Accession No.
1948 - 608

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Belgium. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Pladei
Flowering time  ›››
4th May10% flowering
9th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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