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Canvada

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1957 - 084

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1957 from South Africa but is not thought to be of South African origin. Described in about 1926. Fruits have firm, tender, somewhat coarse flesh with a sweet subacid flavour.

Accession name
Canvada
Flowering time  ›››
5th May10% flowering
10th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Early September 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
weak-medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
n/a 1
Over Colour Amount
absent 1
Over Colour Pattern
n/a 1
Russet
very low 1
Juiciness
juicy 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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