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Synonyms: Frankad, Stark Adina, Satark Adina

Summary: With a low chill requirement, this cultivar is suitable to warm climates.

Identification: Large, round conic. Washed dark red, almost purple.

Characteristics: The flesh is cream-coloured, firm. Sweet and juicy, with a slight aroma of cinnamon.

Uses: Best when eaten fresh, but also good as a cooking apple.

Origins: Developed by Henry Franklin. in Stanthorpe, Queensland (Australia) during the 1950s by crossing Golden Delicious with William's Favourite. Released in 1988.

Cultivation: Vigorous, precocious. Suited to hot climates with a low chilling requirement (350 hours at under 7.2 degrees Centigrade). Highly sensitive to cold winters. Does best in hardiness zones 6 to 9. Produces heavy crops. However, the apples do not keep well.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Progeny: Goldina is a cross of Adina and Golden Delicious.

Cold storage: Does not keep well

Harvest: Ready for harvest in the third period.

Harvest period: 3

Type(s): Cooking, Dessert, Eating

Hardiness Zone min: 6

Hardiness Zone max: 9

Pollination group: E

Pollination day: 18


Associated apples:

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Type: Cooking

origins: Developed by Henry Franklin at Stanthorpe (Australia) for a consortium of Queensland commercial orchardists. Adina crossed with Golden Delicious. 1968

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