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Tellina

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 151

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1958 from Italy. Fruits have firm, fine, greenish white flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Tellina
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
14th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/mottled/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Strong 1
Crunch
crisp-very crisp 1
Coarseness
very fine 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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