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Trotuse

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Originated in the Trotuse Valley, Romania. Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1948. Fruits have spongy, dry, greenish white flesh with a sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Turtur
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1948 - 650

  

Accession name
Trotuse
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
21st May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium 1
Shape
Truncate conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
coarse 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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