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Szacsvay Tafota

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Transylvania, Hungary. Recorded in 1876. Fruits have crisp, somewhat coarse flesh with a slightly sweet and subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Szacsvari taffota
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 405

  

Accession name
Szacsvay Tafota
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
11th MayFull (80%) flowering
18th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late September 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Flat globose 1
Ribbing
very weak 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
very low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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