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Synonyms: Albisser, Streifacher, Welscher Grünacher

Identification: Medium to large size . Light green washed pale red.

Characteristics: The flesh is pale yellow. Crisp, somewhat firm. Juicy, well- balanced, sweet-tart. Aromatic. Brix 12.2 to 11.4. Bruises easily.

Uses: Used primarily for pies and tarts, juice and cider. The seedlings of this cultivar are often used for root stock.

Origins: Originated as a chance seedling in the Kanton Zürich (Switzerland) in 1746.

Cultivation: Vigorous, upright spreading. Slow to start setting fruit. Heavy crops annually. Tolerates higher elevations up to 800 metres.

Ploidism: Triploid. Does not produce viable pollen.

Notes: Designated as a preferred cider variety in 1980.

16 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps up to four months.

Vulnerabilities: Resistant to fire blight.

Harvest: Through the first half of the fifth period.

Status: dual

Pollination group: E

Pollination day: 17

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