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Tare de Ghinda

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in Ghinda, Bistrita, Romania. Known to be very old. Fruits have firm, greenish white flesh with a sweet to subacid flavour.

Synonyms:
Hartapfel, Tare de Ghinda verde, Windauer Hartapfel, Winter Dauerapfel
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 111

  

Accession name
Tare de Ghinda
Flowering time  ›››
14th May10% flowering
19th MayFull (80%) flowering
26th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Height
59.18 mm 1
Width
70.19 mm 1
Ribbing
medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
absent 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
Greenish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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