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Violetta

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 164

  

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

Accession name
Violetta
Flowering time  ›››
12th May10% flowering
16th MayFull (80%) flowering
23rd May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Globose 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/solid flush 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crumbly 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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