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Skinlite

Identification: Medium size, round to ovate. The skin colour is yellow, marked with russet lenticels. The eye is medium to large, partly open and set in a medium deep and wide basin. The stem is long and slender, set in a deep and narrow, russeted cavity.

Characteristics: The flesh is yellowish, Crsip. Juicy and sweet, honeyed flavour.

Origins: — Golden DeliciousÕ x ÔCommercio,Õ 1947, R. Carlone, University Turin, Italy, introduced, 1973 nfc: Raised in 1947 by R. Carlone, University of Turin, Ital Introduced in 1973. Golden Delicious (female) ? Commercio (Collins) (male)

Cultivation: Moderately vigorous.

Ploidism: Self sterile. Group D Day 13

Notes: Similar in shape and flavour to the Golden Delicious.

12 weeks

Cold storage: Keeps up to three months

Harvest: Late in the fourth period.

Harvest period: 4

Status: apple

Pollination group: D

Pollination day: 13