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Skinlite

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised in 1947 by R. Carlone, University of Turin, Italy. Introduced in 1973. Fruits are sweet, crisp and juicy.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Golden Delicious x Collins

Accession No.
1976 - 066

  

Accession name
Skinlite (MM106)
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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