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Pollination group:

Ladina

Identification: Medium size. Round conic tending to oblong. The base color is ????? which is washed red with faded striping. The stem is medium long and moderately stout, set in a medium deep and medium wide cavity. Some russet may occur at the stem cavity but will not typically extend onto the shoulder. The eye is small to medium size and closed, set in a medium deep and wide basin. Lightly crowned around the calyx basin.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, firm, fine-grained. Very juicy and sweet. Brix 12.5 degrees.

Origins: Developed in 1999 at W├Ądenswil, Switzerland by crossing Topaz with Fuji

Cultivation: Medium vigor, upright spreading

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Vulnerabilities: Resistant to scab. Slight susceptibility to mildew and blight.

Harvest: Late in the fourth period. Usually requires two pickings about a week to ten days apart.

Status: dessert

Pollination group: E

Pollination day: 16

Apples with a similar sounding name:

Louiton
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Type: apple

Characteristics: The flesh is faint green, green under the skin. Firm and sweet. Keeps four months in cold storage.

Synonyms: Louitonne


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