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Aivaniya

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1957 - 073

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1957 from Bulgaria. Fruits are crisp and juicy with a slightly sweet, slightly subacid flavour.

Accession name
Aivaniya
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
small-medium 1
Shape
Globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
medium 1
Over Colour Pattern
washed out 1
Russet
very low 1
Greasiness
Medium 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
White 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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