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PremA17

Synonyms: Smitten

Identification: Medium size, round. The base colour is yellow over which it is washed red with a pattern of darker red stripes. Scattered, small lenticels. The calyx is closed and set in a medium deep and narrow basin. The stem is short and moderately thin, set in a medium deep, medium wide cavity. Skin becomes moderately greasy when ripe.

Characteristics: The flesh is pale yellow. Crunchy. Sweet with just a hint of tartness

Uses: Intended as a supermarket, fresh eating apple.

Origins: A cross of (Falstaff x Fiesta) with (Braeburn x Gala) developed at New Zealand's Horticulture and Food Research Institute in Hawke's Bay and later tested at Havelock North. Released in 1995 and ultimately trademarked as Smitten.

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous, upright, spreading spur bearer.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

Type(s): Dessert, Eating


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Prem1A
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origins: introduced in 2005 A release from Prevar that is non?exclusive, ÔSweetieÕ has similarity to Gala and is being tested in several different locations in the ...

Synonyms: Var?One. Marketed at Sweetie by Prevar.

PremA17
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characteristics: crunchy sweet tart

Synonyms: T17

PremA96
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origins: Developed by New Zealand Institute for Plant and Food Research for Prevar Limited

Synonyms: Marketed by Havelok North Fruit Company as Rockit

PremA153
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characteristics: Firm and crunchy

PremA193
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characteristics: crunchy sweet

Prem197
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origins: Prevar

Synonyms: T 197

Priam
Type: Dessert

characteristics: The flesh is fine textured, crisp. Juicy, tart, moderately sweet and aromatic. Flavour improves in storage.

Prima
Prima
Type: Dessert

summary: Please see Co-op 2 .

Primo
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Type: Dessert

summary: A mutation of Jonagold .