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Verdona

Culinary / Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 162

  

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

Accession name
Verdona
Flowering time  ›››
7th May10% flowering
12th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Conical 1
Ribbing
strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish green 1
Over Colour
Brown 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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