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Delfloga

Synonyms: Marketed as Adore.

Summary: Created in France for Delbard Nurseries and released in 2008, the Delfloga is an excellent eating apple. It is also disease resistant and self fertile.

Identification: Small to medium size, . Base colour is yellow, striped bright red and marked with medium size, russet lenticels. The eye is small and partly open set in a narrow and deep basin which is surrounded by a pronounced crown which is lightly and irregularly knobbed. The stem is medium to short, slender to fleshy, set next to a fleshy swelling in a shallow and wide, russeted cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, medium coarse-grained, firm, crunchy. Very juicy, sprightly and very sweet, but flavour is very mild.

Uses: Dessert

Origins: Developed by Guy Devillard at the Pépinières et Roseraies Georges Delbard of Commentry (France) by crossing a Tenroy Royal Gala with Florina and released in 2008.

Cultivation: Very vigorous and upright spreading. Hardy to minus 30 C. Self fertile, but produces best with a compatible pollinator.

Diseases: Highly resistant to scab.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self fertile but produces best with compatible pollen source.

16 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps up to four months.

Harvest: Late in the fourth period or early in the sixth.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Dessert

Pollination group: C

Pollination day: 14


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