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Tordai Piros Kalvil

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 411

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948 from Hungary. Fruits have soft, coarse, pale cream flesh with a sweet flavour.

Accession name
Tordai Piros Kalvil
Flowering time  ›››
29th April10% flowering
4th MayFull (80%) flowering
11th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid August 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
dry 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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