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Amanishiki

Identification: Medium size and round tending to conic. Base colour is green over which is a brownish red blush that covers three quarters of the surface. Whitish lenticels are profuse, though barely visible on the shaded side. The calyx is small and just slightly open, set in a shallow, faintly ribbed basin. The stem is long and slender, set in a funnel shaped cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is pale green and very sweet, but lacking flavour.

Origins: Developed by crossing Ralls' Genet with pollen from Indo in 1936 at the Aomori Apple Experiment Station, Japan. Introduced in 1948.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Harvest: After the middle of the fifth period.

Harvest period: 5

Status: dessert

Pollination group: D

Pollination day: 12