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Abbondanza

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

An Italian variety which was selected in 1896. Fruits have firm, cream flesh with a very strong vinous flavour.

Synonyms:
Belfort
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Shape
Broad globose conical 2
Size
medium 2
Height
47.00mm 2
Width
55.00mm 2
Ribbing
weak 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Orange 2
Over Colour (Pattern)
striped 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
Cream 2

Accession No.
1958 - 139

  

Accession name
Abbondanza
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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