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Sacramentsappel

Identification: Medium tending to large. Round, angular with pronounced ribs. The base colour at maturity is lemon yellow, washed deep red on the sun exposed face and marked with faint broken stripes where the wash fades. The eye is small and closed, set in a deep and narrow basin which is surrounded by an irregular and sharply knobbed crown, puckered. The stem is short and stout set in a narrow and shallow cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is creamy white, fine-grained and tender. Sweet-sharp with intense flavours and very aromatic.

Uses: dessert

Origins: Developed at the Plant Breeding Institute in Wageningen (The Netherlands).

Cultivation: Moderately vigorour.

Ploidism: Diploid. Self sterile.

12 weeks

Cold storage: Up to three months and the aciditiy mellows in storage.

Harvest: Late in the fourth period.

Harvest period: 4

Type(s): Dessert

Pollination group: G

Pollination day: 27


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