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Adersleber Calville

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

A German variety raised in about 1870 at Adersleben, Saxony by Lichtard. Fruits have firm, fine, white flesh with a subacid, sweet flavour.

Synonyms:
Aderslebener Calville, Aderslebener Kalvill, Aderslebener Kalvill-Samling, Adersleber Calvil, Adersleber Calvill, Adersleber Kalvil, Adersleber Kalvill, Calville d'Adersleben, Kalvil Aderslebenskii, Kalvil Aderslebensky
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.
Parentage:
Calville Blanc d'Hiver x Gravenstein
Shape
Truncate conical 2
Size
large 2
Height
60.00mm 2
Width
85.00mm 2
Ribbing
strong 2
Ground Colour
Green yellow 2
Over Colour
Pink 2
Russet
very low 2
Coarseness
fine 2
Flesh Colour
White 2

Accession No.
1947 - 457

  

Accession name
Adersleber Calville
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
8th MayFull (80%) flowering
14th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid September 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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