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Red Transparent

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in Russia. Recorded in 1872. Fruits have soft, greenish white flesh with a slightly acid flavour.

Synonyms:
Red Summer Jonathan, Rouge Transparent, Skvosnoi Krasnoi, Skwosnoi Krasnoi
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Narrow conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
57.50mm 2
Width
55.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak-medium 2
Ground Colour
Whitish green 2
Over Colour
Red 2
Russet
very low 2
Greasiness
Weak 2
Flesh Colour
Greenish 2

Accession No.
1950 - 143

  

Accession name
Red Transparent
Flowering time  ›››
28th April10% flowering
3rd MayFull (80%) flowering
9th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early August 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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