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Rosa del Caldaro

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Thought to have originated in the district of Caldaro, Venezia Tridentina, Italy. Described in 1889. Fruits have soft, fine, white flesh with a sweet subacid and slightly perfumed flavour.

Synonyms:
?Rosa Mantovana, Apfel von Mantua, Bohmer, Bohmer von Kaltern, Kalterer, Kalterer Boehmer, Kalterer Bohmer, Kaltererbemer, Mantovano, Mantuaner, Mantuanskoe, Nariadnoe, Pomme de Mantoue, Rosa di Caldaro, Rosa gentile, Zimnee raspisnoe, Zimnee zolotoe semechko, Zimnee zolotoe semiaciko
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 184

  

Accession name
Rosa del Caldaro
Flowering time  ›››
2nd May10% flowering
7th MayFull (80%) flowering
15th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
52.46 mm 1
Width
62.92 mm 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
solid flush 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry-medium 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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