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Rosmarina bianca

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the Botzen district of the Tyrol, Italy. Known by the early 1800s. Fruits have fairly fine, tender flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Bile rozmarinove, Botzner Rosmarin-Apfel, Edelweisser, Feher Rozmarin alma, Italian Rose, Italienischer Weisser Rosmarin, Mela Carla de Rosmarino, Mela de Rosmarino, Mela di Rosmarino, Pomme Romarin blanche, Romarin Blanc, Romarin Blanche, Rosmarin belii, Rosmarino, Rosmarino bianco, Rosmarynowe tyrolskie, Rozmarin Alb, Rozmarin alma, Rozmarin belui, RozmarynovT Fenix, Weisse italienische Rosmarinapfel, Weisser Italienischer Rosmarin, Weisser Italienischer Rosmarinapfel, Weisser Rosmarin, Weisser Rosmarinapfel, Weisser Rosmarinapfel Italienische, Weisser Schlotter- Apfel, White Romarin
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1951 - 197


Accession name
Rosmarina Bianca
Flowering time  ›››
10th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
22nd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
medium 1
Conical 1
weak 1
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
low 1
crisp 1
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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