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Spiza

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Raised or introduced in 1916 in Ottawa, Canada. Fruits have crisp, coarse, yellowish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Northern Spy x Unknown

Accession No.
1951 - 032

  

Accession name
Spiza
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low-medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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