Pomiferous

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Releika

Identification: Medium size, glossy skin. Washed red with light coloured lenticels. The stem is set in a russetted cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is firm. Sweet with just a hint of tartness and fruity flavour. Thick skin.

Uses: Dessert apple also used for commercial juice production.

Origins: Developed by the Institut für Obstforschung Dresden-Pillnitz (Germany) by crossing Clivia with pollen from a scab resistant seedling of one of 17 Re-cultivars (known as ReZista in North America) developed as part of this programme.

Cultivation: Weakly vigorous. Flowers tolerate late frosts.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

12 weeks

Cold storage: Up to three months.

Vulnerabilities: Resistant to scab, mildew. Susceptible to fire blight.

Harvest: Early in the fifth period. Hangs well.

Harvest period: 5

Type(s): Dessert, Juice

Hardiness Zone min: 4

Hardiness Zone max: 8


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origins: One of 17 Re?cultivars (ReZista in the USA) developed in Germany by Fruit Gene Bank Dresden Pillnitz in conjunction with Fruit Breeding Institute Dresden ...