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Rosso del Povero

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 038

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1958 from Italy. Fruits have firm, creamy white flesh with a little sweet and subacid flavour.

Accession name
Rosso del Povero
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium-strong 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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