Skip to main content.

Copyright Information

You may use and re-use the information featured on this website (not including logos) free of charge in any format or medium, under the terms of the Open Government Licence.

Cretesc Rosu

Culinary apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 099


Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1957 from Romania. Fruits have coarse, very acid flesh.

Accession name
Cretesc Rosu
Flowering time  ›››
3rd May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
16th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
medium-large 1
Broad globose conical 1
weak-medium 1
very weak 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Orange 1
Over Colour Amount
low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped 1
very low 1
Flesh Colour
Yellowish 1

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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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