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Carrata

Dessert apple

Malus domestica Borkh.

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

Accession No.
1958 - 156

  

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

Accession name
Carrata
Flowering time  ›››
9th May10% flowering
13th MayFull (80%) flowering
20th May90% petal fall
Picking time
Mid October 1
Size
large 1
Shape
Broad globose conical 1
Ribbing
medium-strong 1
Crown
medium 1
Ground Colour
Green yellow 1
Over Colour
Red 1
Over Colour Amount
very low 1
Over Colour Pattern
striped/washed out 1
Russet
low 1
Greasiness
Medium 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 NFC fruit (undated) Unpublished characterisation by staff at NFC, Brogdale.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