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Ruzena Blahova

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Mother x James Grieve

Accession No.
1974 - 206

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1974 from Prague University, Czechoslovakia. Fruits have soft, juicy flesh with a sweet flavour.

Accession name
Ruzena Blahova
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Shape
Globose 1
Ribbing
weak 1
Crown
weak 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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