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Carrara Brusca

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

Synonyms:
Callera Brusca
Availability
Material available from the National Fruit Collection.

Accession No.
1958 - 169

  

Received by the National Fruit Trials in 1958 from Italy. Fruits have firm, crisp flesh with a subacid flavour.

Accession name
Carrara Brusca
Flowering time  ›››
8th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
19th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Late October 1
Size
medium-large 1
Shape
Flat 1
Ribbing
weak-medium 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Whitish yellow 1
Over Colour
Pink 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
mottled 1
Russet
low 1
Crunch
crisp 1
Coarseness
fine 1
Flesh Colour
Cream 1


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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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